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Environment

Great American Clean-up, April 22

April 18, 2017

The Santa Rosa Clean Community System, Inc. will be joining the rest of the Keep America Beautiful Affiliates and volunteers across the nation and conducting our own county wide clean-up this Saturday April 22. Kevin Smith…

Caring Environment

Become a certified stormwater volunteer

April 18, 2017

Emerald Coastkeeper Laurie Murphy, a certified stormwater inspector, is holding a class in the Pensacola area on Monday, May 8 to certify what will be Pensacola’s first group of Certified Stormwater Volunteers. The class is from…

Caring Environment

Save Carpenter Creek [podcast]

April 13, 2017

On “Pensacola Speaks” yesterday, Emerald Coastkeeper Laurie Murphy talked about the USA Today “A Community Thrives” competition. Her organization is after a grant to help clean up Carpenter Creek. Read more.…

Environment

More on Negron press conference

March 8, 2017

NEGRON SKEPTICAL ABOUT DEEPWATER HORIZON PROPOSALS By The News Service of Florida Senate President Joe Negron expressed concerns Tuesday about House proposals he said could attach “Washington-like” bureaucratic strings on money from the Deepwater Horizon disaster…

Environment

Asphalt removal project completed at Fort Pickens

March 8, 2017

Gulf Islands National Seashore officials announce completion of the asphalt removal project, an effort that began at Fort Pickens in September 2016. Approximately 400 yards of asphalt fragments and road base material were removed from over…

Environment Escambia County

Air Quality Health Advisory rescinded

February 27, 2017

The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County has rescinded the air quality health advisory near Rolling Hills Construction and Demolition Landfill, located at 6990 Rolling Hills Road. Escambia County crews have been working to extinguish…

Environment Escambia County

EPA responses to Rolling Hills fire

February 17, 2017

From: “Tennessee, Denise” Date: Feb 17, 2017 11:13 AM Subject: FW: Rolling Hills fire letter To: “ghorning” Cc: “Erhunse, Adesuwa” Hello Dr. Horning, Thank you for your letter about the ongoing fire at the Rolling Hills…

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…