BP CLaims Through Toll Free Lines

Any businessperson who has lost revenue due to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is entitled to call BP toll free to submit a claim for reimbursement. BP said it has a 1,000-member team working to receive and process claims. It  is accepting calls through a toll free telephone number at 800-440-0858

Obama Holds Prime Time Update on BP. Toll Free Helps Provide Info

President Obama presented a prime-time speech last night on the disaster in the Gulf. With 60,000 gallons of oil still spewing into the pristine waters two months after the burst, he urged BP to get control fast. As past of the effort, the government is asking residents to use toll free telephone numbers to provide information.

Report oiled wildlife

• To report oiled wildlife, please call (866) 557-1401 and leave a message. Messages will be checked hourly. Individuals are urged not to attempt to help injured or oiled animals, but to report any sightings to the toll free number.

Report oil sightings
• To report oil on shoreline or request volunteer information: Call (866) 448-5816