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Speaker Tucker updates on Gulf crisis costs

5 years ago May 07, 2010 May 7, 2010 Friday, May 07 2010 Friday, May 07, 2010 5:47:24 PM CDT in News
Source: WBRZ

Louisiana House Speaker Jim Tucker says BP has done a good job covering the costs of the oil spill cleanup. That's been a big concern for many state lawmakers because of the state's current budget crisis. 

Tucker says it's crucial that the state and local governments do a good job of keeping track of all spill related costs. The state legislative auditor's office is reviewing payments for coastal parishes so they can be billed properly.

BP is responsible for all cleanup costs under federal law.

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