We've checked with county officials. They didn't order the dump trucks or sand.The only thing the county has done is request specs for sand for the future. The lack of communication and lack of local control is staggering. This is a "Ponies & Balloons" show.
I was sent this email: I just got back in town. Who's bright idea was it to use Road graders on the beach?! BP's, the State? Who? Really? I am sure you agree, this is terrible! It's bad enough the wave surge pushes the chunks of caramel like petroleum product in the ground deeper, why in [...]
Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key Update Tuesday, June 29 - 10:00 a.m. - Update #26 * Weather- Temperatures are expected to be near 88 degrees with winds from the southeast. Chance of rain is 70 percent. Thundershowers are impacting cleanup efforts both on the beaches and in the water. For [...]
Just got this email: "Headed to PC for a mediation. Just passed 6 dumptrucks headed out to Pcola Beach. " If anyone is out there, please take photos and send to us. If they are covering up tar balls so that VP Biden won't see the tainted sand when he flies over it, this could be huge.
Press Release: Wednesday, June 30 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. WSRE Amos Studio 1000 College Blvd. PJC Main Campus OPEN TO THE PUBLIC NO COST- NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED Because many people have questions about the legal issues associated with the Deepwater Horizon/BP Oil Spill in the [...]
IN will not attend the VP Joe Biden's press conference. We are tired of the photo ops and empty statements of encouragement. For some reason, Tuesday has become the official "Visit Pensacola" day for BP execs and federal officials. President Obama, BP COO Doug Suttles and now VP Biden. Tony [...]
From Kim Carmichael: "I'm at the last parking lot before the ft pickens gate. The amount of oil in the water is substantial."
This is so classic BP. ESIS is the contractor responsible for handling all the claims for BP. The little ones are done locally, the larger ones are sent to Hammond, La. Today Escambia County got a letter from Harold Windham of the BP Claims Processing Center saying: "To date, we have not [...]
Press Release Effective immediately, in response to a report by the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center of extensive oil sheen, oil mousse and tar balls, the Escambia County (FL) Health Department is issuing a health advisory for the following beach waters in Escambia [...]
We have heard the BP has notified county officials that it will not reimburse the county for the cost of using the Escambia County Sheriff's helicopters to flyover area water or for testing water quality. The BP arguments are that these are duplicate efforts. Florida Wildlife & Conservation has [...]
A local posted this video to Facebook earlier today.
It appears Marty Donovan and Jack Nobles are pursing their petition drive against the maritime park. Anne B. Bennett just dropped off a letter in support of Donovan and Nobles' effort. In the letter, Bennett says that petition supporters can call Marty's office and request a petition card or go by [...]