Deepwater — A Floridian Game-Changer?

Law360, New York (May 18, 2010, 11:09 AM EDT) -- While oil from the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig has yet to reach Florida’s shores, the disaster has already caused political leaders to consider a special legislative session. On May 6, 2010, Gov. Charlie Crist told reporters that he was considering calling the legislature into session to propose adding a ban on offshore drilling to the Florida Constitution. State Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink, the Democratic candidate for governor, indicated her support for the concept of a constitutional ban, saying that the timing may...
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