Education Environment

Podcast: UWF to study artificial reefs

October 12, 2015

The University of West Florida Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation, in collaboration with the University of South Alabama and Dauphin Island Sea Lab, was recently awarded a $293,992 grant for artificial reef research. Funds were…


Foo Foo Podcast: Pensacola Clean Energy Fest

October 9, 2015

Bringing together visionary artists, the Clean Energy Fest is celebrating the future of clean energy through live music, food, art competitions and much more at the historic Sacred Heart Hospital Building on 12th Ave., in the…

Environment Politics

Podcasts: Don Gaetz and Joy Ezell

October 6, 2015

Yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks,” I interview Joy Ezell, founder of Help Our Polluted Environment (HOPE), who will be talking to the families in the Wedgewood community this Thursday at 6 p.m. State Sen. Don Gaetz called…


Deepwater Horizon NRDA Trustees will be here Oct. 27

October 6, 2015

Deepwater Horizon Trustees Propose Comprehensive Restoration Plan for the Gulf of Mexico Trustees ask for public comment on draft plan, which would allocate up to $8.8 billion for restoration from proposed settlement with BP The Deepwater…


Health warnings re:bayous

October 1, 2015

Effective immediately, in response to bacteriological sampling, the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia) is issuing a health advisory for the following beaches in Escambia County, Florida: Bayou Texar at Bayview Park Bayou Chico…


Putnam calls on lawmakers to approve water policy

September 29, 2015

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said Monday that Florida lawmakers must approve a water-policy plan floated last spring to avoid the types of shortages being experienced in California. Putnam,…


Only 30 days remain to submit RESTORE project ideas

August 31, 2015

Press release: Escambia County is reminding citizens who wish to submit their ideas for Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies (RESTORE) projects to do so before the submission deadline of Wednesday, September 30,…