compensation fund http://wwno.org en Gulf Residents to Get Extra $64M for Spill Claims http://wwno.org/post/gulf-residents-get-extra-64m-spill-claims <p>NEW ORLEANS (AP) &mdash; The Justice Department says more than $64 million will be paid to about 7,300 people and businesses whose claims with BP&#39;s $20 billion compensation fund were shortchanged or wrongfully denied after the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span> The department says an independent audit&nbsp;found significant&nbsp;errors&nbsp;in its&nbsp;processing of claims.</p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 15:57:45 +0000 The Associated Press 9111 at http://wwno.org