News

Johnson Beach Pics

June 29, 2010

Yesterday evening I was out at Johnson Beach taking a few snaps of the oil that had washed up earlier in the day. Workers had cleared much of the high tide line near the main parking…

Politics

Gelber quits law firm after BP hires it

June 29, 2010

Naked Politics is reporting that Democratic Attorney General candidate Dan Gelber has quit the his law firm, Akerman Senterfitt, on Thursday after BP hired the firm to represent it in the oil claims process. Read more.…

News

County didn’t order dump trucks

June 29, 2010

We’ve checked with county officials. They didn’t order the dump trucks or sand.The only thing the county has done is request specs for sand for the future. The lack of communication and lack of local control…

BP Disaster

Upset over road graders on the beach

June 29, 2010

I was sent this email: I just got back in town. Who’s bright idea was it to use Road graders on the beach?! BP’s, the State? Who? Really? I am sure you agree, this is terrible!…

BP Disaster

Beach Update: June 29

June 29, 2010

Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key Update Tuesday, June 29 – 10:00 a.m. – Update #26 * Weather- Temperatures are expected to be near 88 degrees with winds from the southeast. Chance of rain is 70 percent.…

BP Disaster

Buzz: Dump trucks on Pensacola Beach

June 29, 2010

Just got this email: “Headed to PC for a mediation. Just passed 6 dumptrucks headed out to Pcola Beach. ” If anyone is out there, please take photos and send to us. If they are covering…

BP Disaster

Town Hall Meeting Oil Spill Legal Guidance

June 29, 2010

Press Release: Wednesday, June 30 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. WSRE Amos Studio 1000 College Blvd. PJC Main Campus OPEN TO THE PUBLIC NO COST- NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED Because many people have questions about the legal…

News

Sorry, Joe

June 29, 2010

IN will not attend the VP Joe Biden’s press conference. We are tired of the photo ops and empty statements of encouragement. For some reason, Tuesday has become the official “Visit Pensacola” day for BP execs…

BP Disaster

County gets form letter on BP claim

June 28, 2010

This is so classic BP. ESIS is the contractor responsible for handling all the claims for BP. The little ones are done locally, the larger ones are sent to Hammond, La. Today Escambia County got a…

BP Disaster News

Updated Beach Health Advisory

June 28, 2010

Press Release Effective immediately, in response to a report by the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center of extensive oil sheen, oil mousse and tar balls, the Escambia County (FL) Health Department is issuing a health advisory…

News

Buzz: BP could stop county flyovers and water testing

June 28, 2010

We have heard the BP has notified county officials that it will not reimburse the county for the cost of using the Escambia County Sheriff’s helicopters to flyover area water or for testing water quality. The…

News

Donovan/Nobles petition update

June 28, 2010

It appears Marty Donovan and Jack Nobles are pursing their petition drive against the maritime park. Anne B. Bennett just dropped off a letter in support of Donovan and Nobles’ effort. In the letter, Bennett says…

BP Disaster News

BP Now Spending $100 Million Each Day

June 28, 2010

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that BP is now spending more than $100 million per day on Gulf Coast cleanup efforts. http://blogs.wsj.com/source/2010/06/28/bps-spending-on-gulf-oil-spill-hits-100-million-a-day/…