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OIL IMPACTS BON SECOUR NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

June 6, 2010

Press Release – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Tar balls of weathered oil began washing up along Gulf beaches at Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge yesterday afternoon with the high tide at approximately 3:00 p.m. Cleanup…

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Escambia EOC Update #36

June 6, 2010

Press release – Saturday, June 5 – 5:30 p.m. – Update #36: # The beaches at Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key remain open. # For a second day, tar balls and mats washed onto the shoreline…

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BP Claims chief here on Sunday

June 5, 2010

While most of Pensacola is in church tomorrow, BP Chief Claims Officer Darryl Willis will visit the Escambia County EOC (6575 North “W” Street, Pensacola) at 9:00 a.m. He will attend the EOC briefing and join…

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Perdido Key: Photo ops and few BP globs

June 5, 2010

I drove over to Perdido Key this afternoon. Very few BP globs could be found on the beach. The ones I did see were the size of pennies and nickels. Pensacola Beach was much worse. I…

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Peaceful Rally against BP

June 5, 2010

From Chris Slick: Sunday, June 6, 2010 Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm Location: Pensacola Downtown BP Gas Station Street: 1 West Cervantes Street City/Town: Pensacola, FL Show up with a sign or two and as many friends…

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Tony, it may be time for soap on a rope

June 5, 2010

On Thursday morning, I was interviewed by Jim Sanborn and Don Parker on WCOA 1370 AM They asked me what I thought about BP CEO Tony Hayward’s statement that he wanted his life back. My response:…

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Media Roundup 6.05.10

June 5, 2010

We are in Day 46 of the BP Oil Disaster and 16 days before the Pensacola City Council meets again to express its “outrage.” cfnews13.com: Computer Model Shows Oil Could Threaten Atlantic Coast By July “With…

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Gaetz report

June 5, 2010

The following is the Friday report from State Sen. Don Gaetz. The only exception I have is that we were told that BP initially responded with six two-man crews, but maybe they upped the number when…

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Morning Beach Walk: June 5, 2010

June 5, 2010

I walked Pensacola Beach this morning around 6 a.m., wanting to see the beach before the cleanup crews arrived. TV vans lined the parking lot at Casino Beach, about dozen people were walking the beach. When…

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Photos from the pass

June 5, 2010

Kim Carmichael sent us these photos with a note: “I took these pics from the boat late today. These guys were laying this along the beach on the Gulf side near the Pass. Do you know…