The city of Gulfport is seeking almost $12 million in compensation from BP for losses claimed from the 2010 Gulf oil catastrophe.
BP has offered the city $76,000 for lost tax revenue.
City consultants from Dutko Worldwide calculated city losses at $5.7 million for sales and property taxes, and community losses related to quality of life at $6.1 million. The consultants outlined the claim in a public forum tonight at city hall. Read more in Wednesday's Sun Herald.