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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 [...]

Hyatt Environmental Center Open House set for Oct. 18

Hyatt Environmental Center Open House set for Oct. 18

Press Release: The public is invited to come out to the Annual Roy Hyatt Environmental Center (RHEC) Open House and Silent Auction on October 18. Come out and meet, and even touch, wild animals. Hike a trail and look for birds. Tour the RHEC facility and then check out the fun children's [...]

350 Pensacola hosts speaker on The Water and Land Conservation Amendment, Oct. 14

350 Pensacola hosts speaker on The Water and Land Conservation Amendment, Oct. 14

350 Pensacola hosts “Protecting Florida’s Future: The Water and Land Conservation Amendment,” a talk by Marcus Lackey, on Tuesday, October 14. The Water and Land Conservation Amendment is on Florida’s November 4 election ballot, offering voters the chance to protect their drinking water and [...]

Gov. Scott announces funding for restoration projects and boat ramps in the Panhandle, using BP funds

Press Release: Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the funding of the third and largest set of early restoration projects, as approved by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees. Nearly $88 million represents 28 projects, which will take place throughout many [...]

Nearly 85 percent of BP economic loss claims in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties remain unpaid

Nearly 85 percent of BP economic loss claims in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties remain unpaid

According to the website LegalExaminer.com, 2,415 BP economic loss claims have been filed in Escambia County with the BP Deepwater Horizon Court Supervised Settlement Program. Only 359 have been paid to-date for a total of $70,000,000, resulting in an average claim value of $195,000. Assuming all [...]

Here we go again: BP asks judge to reconsider ruling

Here we go again: BP asks judge to reconsider ruling

Yesterday BP was back in federal court asking that it reconsider the September ruling of Judge Carl Barbier that found the company "grossly negligent" for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. At stake are about $18 million in fines. The motion filed in Louisiana contends the ruling was [...]

Citizens Against Toxic Exposure responds to EPA remediation plan for Escambia Wood Treating Company

Citizens Against Toxic Exposure responds to EPA remediation plan for Escambia Wood Treating Company

Erik Spalvins Remedial Project Manager U.S. EPA, Region 4 Superfund Remedial Branch Superfund Division 61 Forsyth St. SW Atlanta, GA 30303 Erik Spalvins Subject: Superfund Proposed Plan Escambia Wood Treating Company (ETC) Operable Unit 2 – Groundwater, Solid Waste Management Unit [...]

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