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Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Program to Hold Public Meeting in Pensacola, Nov. 24

Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Program to Hold Public Meeting in Pensacola, Nov. 24

The Florida Institute of Oceanography (FIO) will host a public information session on Monday, Nov. 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 pm at the Escambia County Central Office Complex, in order to gather public feedback on a newly funded RESTORE Act program intended to help the Gulf recover from the 2010 [...]

BP seeks reduction in oil spill fines #nosurprise

BP seeks reduction in oil spill fines   #nosurprise

BP asked Federal Judge Carl Barbier on Friday to cap its potential oil-spill pollution fines at a maximum of $12.3 billion. Prosecutors have said BP could owe up to $18 billion per EPA rules that trigger fines up to $4,300 per barrel for the Deepwater Horizon disaster. The Coast Guard has set [...]

Weekend Buzz: Who died in jail, Landfill woes the Sequel, and Baby, it will get cold again

Weekend Buzz: Who died in jail, Landfill woes the Sequel, and Baby, it will get cold again

Through a public records request, Inweekly has received the name of the 48-year-old who died in the Escambia County Jail on Sunday, Nov. 2. James Breacher Brumley was awaiting trial for a DUI arrest in which he left the scene of the accident and for driving without a license. According to court [...]

Send nomination for Gulf Guardian

Send nomination for Gulf Guardian

The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Gulf of Mexico Program partnership developed the Gulf Guardian awards as a way to recognize and honor the businesses, community groups, individuals, and organizations that are taking extraordinary steps to keep the Gulf healthy, beautiful and [...]

Court rules BP still liable for damages

Court rules BP still liable for damages

The three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected arguments made by BP that there were errors in the June 4 ruling by U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier on BP's Clean Water Act liability. The oil giant is still liable for federal Clean Water Act damages stemming from the 2010 [...]

City Council considers Airport Stormwater Pond expansion

City Council considers Airport Stormwater Pond expansion

The Pensacola City Council meets next week. On the agenda is a recommendation to award Panhandle Grading & Paving a $2.8 million contract to renovate and expand the stormwater pond on the southwest quadrant of the Pensacola International Airport. The project is funded with the help of a $2.7 [...]

Public comments sought on RESTORE Act draft NOAA science plan

Public comments sought on RESTORE Act  draft NOAA science plan

Long-term priorities for Gulf of Mexico ecosystem research detailed Today, NOAA released for public comment the draft science plan for the NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program, which supports research in the Gulf of Mexico on long-term sustainability of the ecosystem and its fisheries. The draft [...]

Coal Ash Stories Film Screening, Nov. 10

Coal Ash Stories Film Screening, Nov. 10

350 Pensacola hosts this screening of Coal Ash Stories, a compilation of four short documentary films focused on coal ash, public health concerns, and policy with a question and answer discussion to follow. The 30-minute film compilation and post-screening program will provide an opportunity for [...]

Regional Lionfish Control workshop, Nov. 10

Regional Lionfish Control workshop, Nov. 10

The Escambia County Marine Resources Division and Escambia County Marine Advisory Committee will host a Lionfish Regional Control Workshop on Monday, November 10, at the Escambia County Central Office Complex, 3363 West Park Place, Pensacola. From 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. an informal “Meet, Greet and [...]

Transition Town Series Part 2 and 3

Transition Town Series Part 2 and 3

Join 350 Pensacola for the second in a three-part series of Saturday morning classes featuring hands-on lessons for making your home and life simpler, less expensive, and ready for the disruptions of climate change. Inspired by the international Transition Towns movement in which communities are [...]

Environmental group challenges BP funds going to beachfront convention center

Environmental group challenges BP funds going to beachfront convention center

On Thursday, Gulf Restoration Network (GRN) filed suit in Washington, D.C. challenging the decision of the U.S. Department of the Interior and other federal agencies to allow $58.5 million of Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) funds intended to repair damage to the Gulf of Mexico from the [...]

BP announces big discovery in Gulf

BP announces big discovery in Gulf

BP announced yesterday an oil discovery at the Guadalupe prospect in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The discovery well, on Keathley Canyon Block 10, was drilled by operator Chevron on behalf of the Guadalupe co-owners. The well encountered significant oil pay in Paleogene age Wilcox [...]

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