Alabama http://apr.org en Alabama groups share oil spill funds http://apr.org/post/alabama-groups-share-oil-spill-funds <p>Nearly two dozen groups in Alabama will share more than $8 million in oil spill funds to promote Gulf Coast tourism and seafood. The administrator of the claims process for the 2010 oil spill, Patrick Juneau, announced the first round of grants this week.</p><p> &nbsp; &nbsp;BP is spending $57 million to bolster the tourism and seafood industries as part of a proposed settlement for the 2010 oil spill that sullied local beaches and put a dent in the regional economy. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</p> Sun, 11 Nov 2012 00:36:04 +0000 Stan Ingold 20553 at http://apr.org Alabama groups share oil spill funds