Florida seeks to delay BP settlement

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Sandra Brooke, director of coral conservation for the Marine Conservation Biology Institute, prepares a piece of dyed coral to be lanced in a lander, an underwater structure, to sit for a year on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico to study the growth rates and possible effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, Friday, Oct. 15, 2010. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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The Attorney General for the State of Florida has asked a federal court to delay granting preliminary approval of BP Plc's $7.8 billion settlement with businesses and individuals suing over the massive 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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