Special Reports

Buchanan visits oil spill, schedules Tuesday debriefing

SARASOTA -- U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan will hold a press conference Tuesday to discuss his visit today to the site of the oil spill from the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico.

The press conference will be held at 10 a.m. at the pavilion at Siesta Key Public Beach. Siesta Key is the second beach in the nation on "Dr. Beach" Stephen P. Leatherman's 2009 list of top 10 beaches, notes the press release from Buchanan's office. He plans to discuss the potential impact on Florida's beaches.