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Guy Harvey Brings Fine Art and Lionfish Awareness to Pensacola

Guy Harvey Brings Fine Art and Lionfish Awareness to Pensacola

Press Release: Famed artist and marine conservationist, Dr. Guy Harvey, will be in Pensacola May 15-17 to kick off his art exhibit at the Pensacola Museum of Art. Harvey will also spend time at the first annual Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day (LRAD) on Saturday. The free lionfish festival will [...]

Hayward revisits Piedmont Road

Hayward revisits Piedmont Road

As better weather sparkled across the freshly laid blacktop, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward thought back to last year. “I can remember Chief Simmons picking me up and driving through the city,” Hayward said. “When I showed up on Piedmont it was like a river running through it.” On [...]

Breaking news: Bayview Community Resource Center to be demolished

Breaking news:  Bayview Community Resource Center to be demolished

Inweekly reporter Jeremy Morrison attended the first stop on Mayor Ashton Hayward's Flood Recovery Tour. At an informal press conference on Piedmont Road, Mayor Hayward said the Bayview Resource Center will be demolished. We will a full report on the Piedmont tour stop tomorrow morning. [...]

Mayor Hayward takes flood retrospective tour

Mayor Hayward takes flood retrospective tour

It was on the evening of April 29, 2014 that the area experienced nearly continuous rain that dumped over 20 inches of rainfall. To mark the first anniversary of the April 2014 flooding, Mayor Ashton Hayward will make on Wednesday what his staff is calling the "Mayor's Recovery Tour." First stop [...]

Rolling Hills Landfill Cited

Rolling Hills Landfill Cited

Press Release: Today the Escambia County Division of Code Enforcement cited the owners of the Rolling Hills Landfill, located at 6990 Rolling Hills Road, for failing to comply with a ruling issued by a Special Magistrate. During today’s inspection of the area surrounding Rolling Hills, [...]

Project Greenshores a finalist in national contest

Project Greenshores a finalist in national contest

Project Greenshores, the coastal restoration project along the Downtown Pensacola waterfront that was completed in 2007, is a top 10 finalist in Solution Search’s national contest, “Reducing our Risk: Innovation for Disaster Preparation.” The contest identifies and celebrates the many ways [...]

File under ‘We told you so:’ Dispersant used by BP was bad

File under ‘We told you so:’  Dispersant used by BP was bad

A study published in the PLOS One online journal says Corexit 9600, the dispersant most often used during the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, might cause damage to cells in human lungs and in the gills of fish and crabs. About 48,000 workers participating in the cleanup in the Gulf and along the [...]

Fordham law students visit Wedgewood community

Fordham law students visit Wedgewood community

Dr. Gloria Horning is hosting a group of Fordham University Law students who are studying who has happened in the Wedgewood community, looking at the environmental, health and legal issues involved. Yesterday, we had Sarah Baldwin, one of the students, came on Pensacola Speaks. The group will [...]

FDOH: Wedgewood air identified as public health hazard

FDOH: Wedgewood air identified as public health hazard

Yesterday the Florida Department of Health, Public Health Toxicology, mailed the community update to about 650 property owners near the Rolling Hills Landfill. This update summarizes the Department’s draft health consultation report, solicits public comment on this report, and announces a March [...]

BP spin machine called out

BP spin machine called out

In a news statement released yesterday, BP claims that the “…Gulf environment (is) returning to pre-spill conditions” although the Deepwater Horizon oil spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA Trustees) are still assessing the injury resulting from the largest offshore oil [...]

Another blow dealt to Rolling Hills landfill

Another blow dealt to Rolling Hills landfill

On Friday, March 13, Special Magistrate with the Office of Environmental Enforcement R. Todd Harris ruled against the management of the Rolling Hills Construction and Demolition Debris Landfill, located at 6990 Rolling Hills Road in Escambia County. The magistrate found that Rolling Hills [...]

Inweekly 2008: Trash Talk

Inweekly 2008: Trash Talk

In March 2008, a tug-of-war had begun as Escambia County, Pensacola and ECUA tackle consolidating solid waste and recycling services in the county. We have added curbside recyling - thanks to Leadership Pensacola Class of 2008 - but the county and ECUA are still trying to figure out what to do [...]

PS podcast: Hovind trial, Gifted students and Manning arrest

PS podcast:  Hovind trial, Gifted students and Manning arrest

This podcast contains the remainder of the Thursday, March 12 interviews on Pensacola Speaks. Attorney Chris Klotz offers insights into the Hovind trial. Debbie Dunkearly gives a report on the first Gifted Advisory Council meeting, and Sheriff David Morgan calls in on the arrest of Doug and Leah [...]

Water conservation plan needed for the state

Water conservation plan needed for the state

When I attended the AP preview press conference in Tallahassee, the need for the state legislature to pass a comprehensive water plan was pushed by Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam. Why? "A child born today, by the time they get their driver's license, Florida will be at a 6 million [...]

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