Naples Alert: BP opens claims office; Officials scramble for 10 more miles of boom


BP Claims Offices

Is Naples the next coastal region in South Florida to be affected by the BP oil spill?

BP has opened a claims office in Southwest Florida without releasing this information to the media.  It was revealed at a city council meeting by Collier County's Emergency Management coordinator.

Unfortunately for Naples, this is only the third office to be opened south of the Florida panhandle. The first two opened several weeks ago in the Florida Keys. The Florida Keys had many reports of oil around the time that BP opened claims offices in Key West and Marathon.

Emergency management: BP opens Naples claims office, Marco Island needs more boom, Naples Daily News, June 21, 2010:

BP recently opened a claims office in Naples, Collier County Emergency Management's coordinator Rick Zyvoloski said during a Marco Island City Council meeting Monday. ...

http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2010/jun/21/emergency-management-bp-opens-naples-claims-office/

BP claims offices in Florida NOT in panhandle area:

Key West, FL (Monroe County)
3722 N. Roosevelt Blvd.
Key West, FL 33040

Marathon, FL (Monroe County)
7885 Overseas Hwy
Marathon, FL 33050

Naples FL (Collier County)
4121 East Tamiami Trail
Naples FL 34112

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