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Perdido Snorkeling Reef

Perdido Snorkeling Reef

Escambia County officials intend to construct another snorkeling reef, this one in the Gulf of Mexico, off of Perdido Key. Here’s the press release: Escambia County has received approval from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Army Corps of Engineers to construct a [...]

Coastal Habitats, Fishery Production Forum

Science Cafe is hosting a forum on coastal habitats and fishery production. Here’s the press release: The Value of Coastal Habitats to Fishery Production in the Gulf of Mexico with Steve Jordan, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Monday, March 25, 6:00 PM Cactus Flower Cafe 3425 N. 12th [...]

Idle No More

Idle No More—an indigenous-rights and environmental group based in Canada—will be holding events locally this week. The group is holding three separate events, each with its own focus. The organization was formed last year by members of the First Nations—Metis and Inuit people of [...]

Environmentalists: EPA and Florida DEP Struck “Back Room Deal”

By Stephanie Carroll Carson, Florida News Connection TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - It took more than three years, but the federal EPA and Florida Department of Environmental Protection have agreed on limits for the pollutants that cause toxic algae outbreaks. But some environmentalists say the deal is [...]

RESTORE Committee Outlined

During this week’s Escambia County Commission Committee of the Whole, the board will discuss the RESTORE Act advisory committee’s purpose and role. The following is an informational sheet included in the agenda packet. March 14, 2013 Committee of the Whole Agenda Item #4 RESTORE Advisory [...]

Climate Lecture

Local environmental organizations Sustainable Gulf Coast and 350 Pensacola will host a lecture tonight entitled “Our Planet Has a Fever.” Here’s the press release: What: "Our Planet Has a Fever" with Barbara Albrecht Where: Bayview Senior Resource Center, Meeting Room 101, 2000 E. [...]

Invasive Species Awareness Week

This week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week. Locally, invasive species range from kudzu to lion fish. Here’s a press release from Escambia County, with a link included for further information on invasive species: Escambia County Extension and the University of Florida Institute [...]

Environmental Lecture Tonight

Sustainable Gulf Coast and 350 Pensacola are hosting a talk this evening by Samantha Sexton, Florida Representative of the Gulf of Mexico Fish Conservation Campaign. Here is the press release: Please join us for this talk on the Pew Environment Group's Southeast Fish Conservation [...]

Ever’man Co-op Elections

Ever’man Natural Foods Co-op is currently holding an election for its Board of Directors. The election period runs from Feb. 1 through Feb. 14. Current members may vote online at http://www.everman.org. Members may also vote by mail; all members with an active, valid address should have [...]

Southwest Greenway Grows

The newest section of the Southwest Greenway will open next week. This portion of the trail is located along the north bank of Jones Creek. When completed, the Southwest Greenway will span 12 miles, connecting Bayou Chico and Perdido Bay. The newest portion—paid for with a $395,000 grant from [...]

County Looks for Lorax

Escambia County needs someone to represent environmental concerns on an advisory committee being formed to prioritize uses for the expected RESTORE Act money. The county commission is forming a RESTORE Act advisory council ahead of the Gulf Coast’s expected financial windfall connected with [...]

Rep. Miller Assessing BP Settlement

Rep. Miller Assessing BP Settlement

Rep. Jeff Miller’s (R-Fla.) chief of staff said this afternoon that the congressman was still assessing the recently announced $4.5 billion settlement with BP over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, but that he did not think it pertained to money associated with the RESTORE [...]

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