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BP Disaster Environment News

Where’s the Oil Coming From?

October 15, 2012

For more than a month, a persistent oil sheen has been seen in the Gulf of Mexico near the site of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. After positively linking the oil to BP’s Macondo well, federal…

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New Claims Czar visits Pensacola

October 10, 2012

By Shelby Smithey… The looming opt-out date for people who have submitted a claim under the class settlement against BP was on the forefront of discussion during a forum today at Pensacola State College with BP…

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Commission on Oil Spill Response

October 1, 2012

Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson will be heading to Walton County Wednesday for a meeting of the Florida Commission on Oil Spill Response Coordination. The commission is charged with identifying potential changes to state and federal…

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More RESTORE Planning

September 17, 2012

With the promise of RESTORE Act money on the eventual horizon, the Escambia County Commission today further discussed the process of divvying up the funds. “I find if you have clear rules at the beginning, it…

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SRIA asks for $24.4 million in RESTORE Act funds

September 7, 2012

By Shelby Smithey… Beach re-nourishment and construction of a new boardwalk are among the six projects the Santa Rosa Island Authority decided on Wednesday that it would submit for funding from the RESTORE Act. Totaling $24.4…