One year after the BP blowout and oil spill, some 80 percent of those who have applied for claims from the federal government have reportedly not presented sufficient documentation to get the relief they hoped for. Meanwhile, the recommendations of a federal oil spill commission have yet to spur any changes in oil industry practices or regulations.
With that in mind, The Lens has joined forces with WWOZ and American Public Media’s Public Insight Network to gather gather stories one year after the BP blowout. Have you applied for but not received claims? Do you otherwise have observations or insights to share? Follow this link to share your story.