Gulf Sate Park Gulf Shores http://apr.org en Resort for Gulf Shores State Park Okayed http://apr.org/post/resort-gulf-shores-state-park-okayed <P>The Alabama legislature has paved the way for a new resort to be built on 29 acres of state-owned land at Gulf Shores State Park.</P> <P>The bill allows Gov. Robert Bentley flexibility to work with a projects committee to decide the best way to build a major resort that would replace the state-owned lodge that was destroyed by Hurricane Ivan in 2004.</P> <P>Before the bill was passed Thursday, the governor announced that $85.5 million of BP oil settlement funds will be used on the hotel development and other enhancements at Gulf State Park. Fri, 03 May 2013 12:17:06 +0000 The Associated Press 29674 at http://apr.org Resort for Gulf Shores State Park Okayed