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Environment

Environment Escambia County

Rolling Hills on fire again

February 14, 2017

Last night, the Escambia County Public Information office sent out this announcement: Escambia County Waste Services, Environmental Code Enforcement, Public Safety, Fire Rescue and the Florida Forest Service are responding to a fire at the Rolling…

Environment Federal

Gaetz finds co-sponsors for bill to abolish EPA

February 6, 2017

Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-Fort Walton Beach) found three co-sponsors for his bill to abolish the Environmental Protection Agency by the end of 2018 (H.R.861): Barry Loudermilk (R-Georgia), Thomas Massie (R-Kentucky), and Steven Palazzo (R-Mississippi). Over the…

Environment Federal

Buzz: Gaetz wants to abolish EPA

January 31, 2017

Huffington Post has reported that Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-Fort Walton Beach) has drafted a bill to “completely abolish” the Environmental Protection Agency. The email on Tuesday morning was sent to lawmakers who might co-sponsor the legislation,…

Business Environment

IP Unified Command warns of non-approved contractors

January 30, 2017

The Unified Command Team has been made aware businesses are contacting community members potentially impacted by the International Paper Cantonment Digester explosion and offering various services including water testing, pressure washing and carpet cleaning for a…