US senators from 12 states seek offshore drilling exemptions like Florida’s

Development Driller III, which is drilling a second relief well, floats on the surface near the site of the BP oil spill approximately 42 miles off the coast of Louisiana May 18, 2010. The oil company is hoping to have the well in operation in 90 to 120 days. REUTERS/Hans Deryk (UNITED STATES – Tags: …