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Freshwater, Oil Woes

July 19, 2010

Researchers are finding many small “dead zones” in the western Gulf of Mexico, but so far there is little to no evidence they are related to the BP oil spill. According to Dr. Eric Hoffmayer, an…

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AP has picked up RICO lawsuits

July 19, 2010

Last week, I wrote about the RICO suits being filed against BP (Is BP a Racketeer?). AP has picked up the story, too: BP: RICO Law Made To Combat Mafia Used Against Oil Giant In Lawsuits…

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Navarre Beach Area Chamber set for Aug. 3

July 19, 2010

Press Release: The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a Candidates Forum on Tuesday, August 3, 2010. The event will be held at Holley-Navarre Middle School, 1976 Williams Creek Drive, Navarre, starting at 6:00…

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Secret Lives of BP cleanup workers

July 19, 2010

Pensacola still has much to offer visitors and we need to find creative ways to attract them. This video was produced locally and was highlighted this weekend on MSNBC. “Follow two members of a BP clean…

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How to deal with BP

July 19, 2010

Action Memo prepared for Hernando County, FL in response to the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. It contains a situation analysis and recommended actions for managing their risk. Note that the recommended actions include accessing the…

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More on Hizer

July 19, 2010

From the Chamber: “On behalf of the Board and Search Committee of the PBACOC, I am excited to announce that we have hired one of the top Chamber executives in the country to be our new…

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Pensacola Chamber gets new president

July 19, 2010

Today, the Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce will announce Jim Hizer from Bowling Green, Ky has its new president and CEO. Here is his bio from Kentucky Transpark, where Hizer served as President: Since his…

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Voices from Gulf speak out around the nation

July 19, 2010

From Ann Costello, who traveled with this group of “ordinary Gulf Coast people (business owners, waitresses, fishermen, etc,) who answered an e-mail from Repower America and ended up flying to DC to talk to senators about…

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Santa Rosa Young Professionals Forum set for July 27

July 19, 2010

Press Release: Santa Rosa Young Professionals (SRYP) strive to help all citizens get informed this campaign season by hosting a political forum and publishing a county-wide 2010 voter’s guide. The political forum, co-sponsored by the Santa…

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Escambia has new GOP state committee member

July 19, 2010

Press Release: Escambia County’s Republican Party announced that Kevin Brown was elected as State Committeeman by unanimous consent of the Escambia County Republican Executive Committee on Monday, July 12, 2010. Local GOP Chairman Susan Moore commented,…

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How does Nobles/Donovan petition stop the stadium?

July 19, 2010

That is the question I would like answered. The petition is on the Pensacola City Council vote approving the Design-Build contract with Magi Construction, which is serving as the general contractor for Maritime Park Development Partners…

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New business suffer in BP claims process

July 19, 2010

New businesses are having trouble with their claims with BP. The lack of operating history is difficult to overcome with the adjusters. Mobile Press Register: “We have put a claim in with BP; they offered us…