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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 [...]

Life Support Project: Wedgewood, An American Nightmare

Life Support Project: Wedgewood, An American Nightmare

Dr. Gloria Horning has worked hard to document the environmental and health issues in the Wedgewood community. She helped me connect with residents in the Wedgewood, Rolling Hills and Olive Heights neighborhoods - A Shame Before God. Dr. Horning and the residents of that area were interviewed [...]

Halliburton offers $1.1 billion settlement

Halliburton offers  $1.1 billion settlement

It didn't take long for the Halliburton Company, one of three parties (BP, Transocean and Halliburton) responsible for the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill disaster to agree to a settlement offer -- $1.1 billion. Escambia County issued this press release: Upon court approval, the settlement will [...]

Findings of Fact and Conclusion of Law in BP trial

Findings of Fact and Conclusion of Law in BP trial

Here is the summary of U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier's conclusions (a link to the full document is below) The Court’s conclusions relative to the Phase One trial are summarized below: 611. BP Exploration & Production, Inc. (“BPXP”) is subject to enhanced civil penalties under [...]

Judge rules BP acted with gross negligence in 2010 oil disaster

Judge rules BP acted with gross negligence in 2010 oil disaster

Bloomberg is reporting that U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier had ruled that BP acted with gross negligence in setting off the biggest offshore oil spill in U.S. history, writing his opinion, “BP’s conduct was reckless,\.” Barbier apportioned fault of the disaster at 67 percent for BP, 30 [...]

350 Pensacola Statement: Support the City’s Climate Change Task Force Resolution

350 Pensacola Statement: Support the City’s Climate Change Task Force Resolution

Press Release: In January 2012, 350 Pensacola presented a sustainability proposal, “A Citizens’ Proposal: Global Problem, Local Solutions,” to the Mayor and Pensacola City Council. At that time, we asked the City to develop a vision that would address our changing climate on a local level and [...]

350 Pensacola gains support of Climate Change Task Force

350 Pensacola gains support of Climate Change Task Force

From 350 Pensacola: Last week, more than 50 people attended a presentation by Mayor Patsy Parker of Perdidio Beach, AL. In November 2013, Parker was selected as a member of President Obama’s Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience. Parker spoke on how her community is smartly [...]

Scott talks climate change with scientists

Scott talks climate change with scientists

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Amid questions about his views on global warming, Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday met with five Florida scientists who urged him to prepare the state for the coming challenges posed by climate change. They spent their 30-minute appointment with the [...]

Proposed Plan Meeting Scheduled for Escambia Treating Company Superfund Site

Proposed Plan Meeting Scheduled for Escambia Treating Company Superfund Site

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a public meeting will be held to discuss the Proposed Plan for the SWMU 10 area at the Escambia Treating Company (ETC) Superfund Site, which presents the EPA’s recommended approach for the SMWU 10 cleanup, on August 19, 2014 at 6 pm [...]

Santa Rosa teacher receives Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educator

Santa Rosa teacher receives Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educator

Today, the White House Council on Environmental Quality, in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded Gulf Breeze teacher Charlene Mauro with the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educator. The ceremony at the White house included 17 teachers and 60 students [...]

WTF: Offshore fracking could be coming to Gulf of Mexico

WTF: Offshore fracking could be coming to Gulf of Mexico

Bloomberg is reporting that energy companies are taking their controversial fracking operations from the land to the sea -- to deep waters off the U.S., South American and African coasts. And this is why the oil companies say we shouldn't be worried: The treated wastewater is then dumped [...]

Feinberg defend his old boss, BP

Feinberg defend his old boss, BP

CNBC asked Ken Feinberg about BP's dispute over its settlement concerning the 2010 BP Oil Disaster. Of course, Feinberg did it better...so he asserts. See video.

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