Governor Crist Activates Emergency Bridge Loan Program for Businesses Affected by Gulf Oil Spill~Program provides $5 million in short-term funds to help small businesses in designated impact counties~ In an effort to assist businesses impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Florida's [...]
On Wednesday, June 30, the Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce and WSRE will host a public town hall meeting focused on providing legal guidance in the oil spill claims process. The meeting will be held at the WSRE Amos Performance Studio from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and is free and open to the [...]
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Federal Disaster Loans This is a recap of the information on SBA help for small businesses financially impacted by the Deep Water BP Oil Spill. The attachments have additional details. SBA is offering federal low-interest loans to Florida small [...]
UF IFAS Extension presents: "SOS: THE SCIENCE OF THE SPILL" Public Forum Wednesday, June 23 6 - 8 p.m. Sanders Beach Community Center 913 South "I" Street, Pensacola This is an opportunity for community members to ask questions from a panel of local experts related to oil spill [...]
We are getting these type of photos daily. Oil is in Santa Rosa Sound.
Yesterday the New York Times had a front page story on how 546 million gallons of oil have gushed into the Niger Delta over the last five decades, leaving rude-blackened swamps that once were bountiful with crabs and shrimps. Read article. There is a slideshow with the article: here. Note: [...]
Oil was found in the rocks between ECUA water tanks and the toll booth facility at approximately 4:30 p.,m. Thursday.
Escambia Disaster Response - Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Thursday, June 17, 5:00 p.m. - Update #48 (Day 59 of the oil spill response) * Report tar or oiled debris on the beach 1-877-389-8932 or #DEP from a cell phone. * DO NOT TOUCH oiled or injured wildlife. Report your finding to [...]
A reader sent me this presentation. Have no idea who put it together, but it does have some good information. Definitely pro-oil. Read: 50 Years.
Our Congressman Jeff Miller has called for fellow GOP Congressman Joe Barton to step down after Barton apologized to BP CEO Tony Hayward today. “I condemn Mr. Barton’s statement. Mr. Barton’s remarks are out of touch with this tragedy and I feel his comments call into question his [...]
Sorry, I'm late on posting this from the Escambia County EOC: Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key Update Thursday, June 17 - 11:00 a.m. - Update #14 * Winds from the north northwest will push oil away from our shores. Today we have a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the 90s. * The [...]
Press Release: Pall Corporation Repurposes Filter Material to Help Oil Clean Up in Gulf Breeze, Florida Port Washington, NY, & Pensacola, FL, June 17, 2010 -- Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) is donating leftover polypropylene membrane from its manufacturing operations in Pensacola, Florida, to [...]