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More Oil Drum buzz

June 18, 2010

A retired La. attorney suggests on The Oil Drum forum: “At least some of BP’s cleanup behavior seems to be an effort to maintain a claim of ownership on the spilled crude. After all, there’s billions…

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Buzz: Former champ in Vessels of Opportunity

June 18, 2010

Former boxing champion Roy Jones, Jr. is in the Vessels of Opportunity program this week. There are charter boats and commercial fishermen that are still waiting to be activated.…

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Daily Dead Wildlife Tally

June 18, 2010

Dead birds 885; Dead sea turtles 363; Dead mammals 44 Here’s the website: http://dailydeadbirds.com/…

Escambia County Pensacola Politics

Races finalized

June 18, 2010

The following were elected without opposition: City Council At-Large A: Megan Benson Pratt (Qualified 6/16/10) City Council At-Large B: Sam Hall (Qualified 6/16/10) City Council, District 3: Maren Laycock DeWeese (Qualified 6/15/10) City Council, District 4:…

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EOC: Beach Update June 18

June 18, 2010

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)…

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Andrews Institute on ESPN

June 18, 2010

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…

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Buzz: Petition For Park

June 18, 2010

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.…

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Emergency Bridge Loan Program

June 18, 2010

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…

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Info: SBA Federal Disaster Loans

June 18, 2010

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…

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Press Release: Bare qualifies, opens HQ

June 18, 2010

Charles Bare Qualifies for Ballot and Opens Campaign Headquarters PENSACOLA, FL – June 17, 2010 – Today, Charles Bare entered the next phase of his campaign to be the first Strong Mayor of Pensacola. Mr. Bare…

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“SOS: THE SCIENCE OF THE SPILL” Public Forum

June 18, 2010

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…

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Nigeria: 50 years of oil spills

June 18, 2010

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…