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Fla. will skip oil spill lawsuit against rig owner

4 years ago April 19, 2011 Apr 19, 2011 Tuesday, April 19 2011 Tuesday, April 19, 2011 10:36:22 AM CDT in News
Source: AP
By: Breanna Biehl

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Florida won't join a lawsuit against the owner of the Deepwater Horizon rig that exploded a year ago, causing the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Wednesday is the deadline for joining a federal lawsuit against Transocean in New Orleans.

The state could still sue BP, which had hired Transocean to drill the well.


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