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Good Summary of Legal Forum

CPA Bob Holmes attended the Pensacola Chamber's forum on the legal issues involving the BP oil disaster. Here are some notes that he took at the meeting: At the Town Hall meeting a PJC this morning there were several things I learned. The laws governing liabilities in this situation include [...]

Vuvuzelas for BP

Jen Bullock, a member of The Beast Corps, sent me this: BP is not feeling the pain they are causing in the Gulf. BP is spending millions on PR. In order to put a bit of public pressure on them, we plan to buy 100 vuvuzelas and hire 100 vuvuzela players off Craigslist to play in front of BP's [...]

Baker Panel Report: BP has safety issues

“No accidents, no harm to people, and no damage to the environment” that was the safety motto for BP in 2005. The same year, the BP Texas City refinery exploded resulting in 15 deaths and more than 170 injuries. At the time, it was one of the most serious U.S. workplace disasters of the past [...]

More photos from Beach

More photos from Beach

This email and photos were sent to me: At 11:00 this morning, Savannah took these pictures of the beach just east of the gate to Ft. Pickens/National Seashore. The wave action resulting from Tropical Storm/Hurricane Alex caused the oil to wash much higher onto the beach. It appears as though [...]

Viewpoint: The Mummification of America

I received this July 4th viewpoint: In 1952, President Harry S. Truman spoke at the dedication of the National Archives in Washington, D.C., where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were displayed together for the first time. He warned: “The Constitution and the Declaration of [...]

Beach Update: June 30

Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key Update Wednesday, June 30 - 10:00 a.m. - Update #27 Everyone is advised to avoid contact with tar balls or oiled debris on the beaches. *Weather - Temperatures are expected to be near 81 degrees with winds from the east southeast. Chance of rain is 90 [...]

Beach Health Advisory Extended

From the Pensacola Beach Fishing Pier to the FL/AL state line. This extends the current advisory issued on Monday June 28th west to the FL/AL state line. To minimize potential health impacts, individuals should always: Avoid entering areas where oil can be seen (no wading, swimming [...]

Nominees from Judge

Press Release: NOMINEES FOR COUNTY COURT JUDGE IN ESCAMBIA COUNTY The First Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has nominated the attorneys listed below to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Escambia County Judge David Ackerman: Thomas V. Dannheisser [...]

BP says no sand being brought on to beach

Here is an email exchange between Pensacola City Councilman Larry Johnson and BP spokesperson Lucia Bustamante: From: Larry B. Johnson Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 1:36 PM To: Bustamante, Lucia R Cc: lbjjusa@aol.com Subject: Sand? Ms. Bustamante, There are reports of sand being brought [...]

More YouTube videos of Pensacola Beach

The BP nightmare is the citizen journalist - Click on this link and see the videos by Gregg on Pensacola Beach

John Tesh to the rescue

Press Release: "Adopt A Fisherman" Humanitarian Effort Expands To Pensacola, FL John Tesh Radio Show's Team Has Landed in Pensacola; $30,000 Raised For Gulf Fishermen And Their Families Since June 3 PENSACOLA, FL (JUNE 29, 2010) -- As the oil continues to wreak havoc in the Gulf, The [...]

Sand mystery solved somewhat

Sand mystery solved somewhat

According to Buck Lee who spoke with my investigator, no sand has been brought onto island. What was brought today was bohemian rock which looks like sand. This material is used to sit heavy equipment on. Like the front loaders used for the clean up. It will be removed eventually. The rock was [...]

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