Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key Update Friday, June 18 - 10:00 a.m. - Update #15 If you see tar or oiled debris on the beach. DO NOT PICK IT UP. Report it to 1-877-389-8932 (new number) or #DEP from a cell phone. DO NOT TOUCH OILED OR INJURED WILDLIFE. Report it to 1-866-557-1401. * [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Gulf Breeze, Fla. (June 18, 2010) – With only eight minutes to go in the national semifinal game of the NCAA basketball tournament against Duke, West Virginia senior forward Da’Sean Butler experienced a traumatic knee injury that brought his basketball career to an abrupt [...]
We are hearing that Marty Donovan and Jack Nobles are filing a petition to stop construction of the multi-use stadium for the Community Maritime Park. Update: Received calls from City staff that rebut this claim.
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.