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Meeks tells BP $25 million isn't nearly enough listen

05/20/10 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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While the image of oil covering Florida’s beaches may not be reality, it is already causing people to cancel their visits to Florida. To help combat this, BP pledged to give Florida $25 million to convince the rest of the world that its beaches are clean. Today Democratic US Representative and Senate hopeful Kendrick Meek sent a letter to BP CEO Tony Hayward asking him to up that number four-fold.

Meek said that he expects an effective marketing campaign, which would blanket cities like ...

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