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U.S Chemical Safety Board: faulty blowout preventer caused Deepwater Horizon blast, leaves other rigs vulnerable (animation)

U.S Chemical Safety Board: faulty blowout preventer caused Deepwater Horizon blast, leaves other rigs vulnerable (animation)

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board has found that the Deepwater Horizon explosion was due to a Blowout Preventer that failed due to an unrecognized pipe buckling phenomenon. In its two-volume draft investigation report that was release yesterday, CSB said, "The blowout preventer (BOP) that was [...]

EPA National Contingency Plan and the Gulf of Mexico: A Talk by Riki Ott, June 10

EPA National Contingency Plan and the Gulf of Mexico: A Talk by Riki Ott, June 10

Dr. Riki Ott brings her expertise to Pensacola to discuss ways we can strengthen oil spill prevention and response. What: EPA National Contingency Plan and the Gulf of Mexico: A Talk by Riki Ott Where: Bayview Senior Resource Center, 2000 E. Lloyd St., Pensacola, FL 32503 When: Tuesday, [...]

National Climate Assessment report links flooding, other conditions, to climate change

National Climate Assessment report links flooding, other conditions, to climate change

A new U.S. government report released today finds that climate change is having a broad impact on both weather and the economy. The third National Climate Assessment (NCA) focuses on the U.S. and has been signed off by the federal National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee. [...]

Hands Across the Sand is Coming to Pensacola Beach on May 17.

Hands Across the Sand is Coming to Pensacola Beach on May 17.

WHAT: Local "Hands Across the Sand" gathering in solidarity with events across the globe to raise awareness about the dangers of offshore drilling and call on leaders to end our oil dependence and move to a clean energy future. At noon, participants will join hands for 15 minutes to form a line [...]

Viewpoint: Who is the bad partner

Viewpoint: Who is the bad partner

By Wayne Daltry The Florida Legislature is discussing whether to use political might to seize control of the management of Lake Okeechobee, and water reservoirs,from the US Army Corps of Engineers, and turn control over to the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). This proposal is a [...]

Lionfish video – off of Pensacola Beach, taken Feb. 18

Lionfish video – off of Pensacola Beach,  taken Feb. 18

Clint Retherford, Dive Commander for Escambia Search & Rescue, sent me the following video with this note: We spoke briefly on your radio show a week or so ago regarding the lionfish issue in Pensacola waters out in the Gulf of Mexico…… Here is a video of our February 18,2014 shoot last [...]

Groundswell Rising Film Screening with Craig Stevens, Feb. 22

Craig Stevens discusses hydraulic fracturing after a screening of Groundswell Rising, Protecting Our Children’s Air and Water. What: Groundswell Rising Film Screening with Craig Stevens Where: Bayview Resource Center, 2001 E. Lloyd St., Pensacola, FL 32503 When: Saturday, February 22, 1–4 [...]

Free: Gulf Islands National Seashore parks Feb. 15-17

Free: Gulf Islands National Seashore parks Feb. 15-17

In honor of President’s Day, Gulf Islands National Seashore will join national parks across the country by celebrating a fee free weekend. The fee free weekend will be Feb. 15-17. All visitors who arrive on any of these days will be allowed to enter the Fort Pickens, Opal Beach, and Perdido Key [...]

Lionfish sighted in Pensacola Pass

Lionfish sighted in Pensacola Pass

Last month, we discussed on IN Your Head Radio the danger posed to our marine life from lionfish. We received this email from Leo Cyr: I want to alert you to an issue with potentially devastating impacts on our fisheries, and therefore, our local and state economies. My comments are focused on [...]

Florida Forever Coalition Press Statement on Governor Scott’s Budget Proposal

Florida Forever Coalition Press Statement on Governor Scott’s Budget Proposal

Press Release: The Florida Forever Coalition recommends $100 million for land conservation and $25 million for Rural and Family Lands. We understand that the Governor’s budget proposal is for $30 million from general revenue and $40 million from the sale of non-conservation lands. Now that [...]

NRDA meetings canceled

Commissioner Grover Robinson called and said the two Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA)meetings planned for tomorrow have been canceled. The first one was set for 11:30 a.m. at Pensacola City Hall to give those with disabilities and minorities to have input into the millions of dollars paid [...]

City Environmental Advisory meets, no mention of hatchery on the agenda

City Environmental Advisory meets, no mention of hatchery on the agenda

The City of Pensacola Environmental Advisory Board meets on Wednesday, Jan. 22, beginning at 2:30 p.m. in the Vince Whibbs, Sr. Conference Room, 1st floor of City Hall, 222 West Main Street. There is no mention on the proposed fish hatchery. The advisory will focus on trees. See agenda.

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