New Orleans, La. – Kenneth Feinberg says claims will now be considered that are submitted from areas not directly impacted by oil. He says the process is fluid and he's making changes as issues are brought to his attention.
"I am listening. I am willing to make mid-course corrections based on input from the very people I'm trying to help." :09
New Orleans, La. – E-P-A Administrator Lisa Jackson met in New Orleans with groups concerned about having a role in Gulf restoration. The Deep South Center for Environmental Justice, for instance, says toxic waste coming from the BP spill should not be sent only to landfills in low-income areas. Jackson says those concerns will be addressed.