Latest Mostly True Fact-checks in Oil Spill Josh Fox stated on January 19, 2014 in an interview on MSNBC's "Melissa Harris-Perry": "We had 6,000 oil and gas spills in 2012" with "more oil and gas spreading in the United States than the entire Exxon Valdez spill." Bill Nelson stated on October 11, 2011 in a Senate floor speech: Says it wasn't until he and a Senate colleague were able to "wrangle the actual streaming video" from BP that scientists were able to calculate the oil spill flow. Rick Scott stated on September 14, 2011 in an interview on MSNBC's "Morning Joe": Says the Panhandle has had its highest-ever bed tax collections in 2011. Marco Rubio stated on July 9, 2010 in a press release: "$120,000 will be spent by taxpayers on Charlie Crist's political photo-op special session." Charlie Crist stated on July 1, 2010 in a speech at the Florida Association of Counties conference: "You know, when this thing first hit, I signed a declaration of emergency for the six counties that were directly affected, impacted in the Panhandle, then I extended that not long thereafter down into Sarasota County." Mary Landrieu stated on June 20, 2010 in comments on 'Meet The Press': Canada "does spills into their water to practice in the event that this would happen. That is not allowed in the United States." Edward Markey stated on June 20, 2010 in an interview on NBC's 'Meet the Press': "We only have 2 percent of the oil reserves in the world, and we consume 25 percent of the world's oil on a daily basis." Barack Obama stated on June 15, 2010 in a speech from the Oval Office: "Oil companies showered regulators (at the Minerals Management Service) with gifts and favors, and were essentially allowed to conduct their own safety inspections and write their own regulations." Bart Stupak stated on June 15, 2010 in a Congressional hearing: "While Exxon Mobil has 40 pages on its media response strategy, its plan for resource protection is only five pages long and its plan for oil removal is just nine pages long." Barack Obama stated on May 27, 2010 in a press conference at the White House: "The Interior Department has only 30 days to review an exploration plan submitted by an oil company. That leaves no time for the appropriate environmental review. The result is, they are continually waived." Bobby Jindal stated on May 30, 2010 in an interview on ABC news "This Week'': The federal government only ordered BP to pay "to do one of those six segments" of sand barriers for Louisiana. Mary Landrieu stated on May 4, 2010 in an interview on CNN: "In the last 10 years we've only had 7,000 barrels of oil spilled in the Gulf ... not counting hurricanes. This well is spewing that amount every day and a half."