Gulf Oil Spill Claims Meetings With Kenneth Feinberg Increase Security In Wake Of Arizona Shooting

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — The shooting of an Arizona congresswoman and rising tempers along the Gulf Coast prompted increased security for meetings on Tuesday between BP’s oil spill claims czar and residents seeking compensation.Metal detec…

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — The shooting of an Arizona congresswoman and rising tempers along the Gulf Coast prompted increased security for meetings on Tuesday between BP’s oil spill claims czar and residents seeking compensation.

Metal detectors and additional police officers were added at two events attended by fund administrator Kenneth Feinberg in Alabama. Feinberg is on a two-day tour to discuss ways to improve the process for compensating people who lost money because of BP PLC’s April 20 oil well blowout. The spill dumped millions of gallons of crude into the sea.

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