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Buzz: Orange Beach mayor blasts BP

June 2, 2010

While Pensacola Mayor Mike Wiggins is singing kumbaya with BP, Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon blasted BP representatives a town hall meeting. Kennon is upset over the boats in the Vessels of Opportunity program not being…

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News: BOP failed 62 times in three years

June 2, 2010

The Christian Science Monitor reports: The 2009 BOP reliability report: One safety-critical failure was so severe that, if a blowout had occurred at the time of the test, “they would not have been able to contain…

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Buzz: PNJ happy with our coverage

June 2, 2010

I was told today that PNJ leadership is happy with my coverage of the BP oil disaster because it gets them more advertising from BP and law firms. As you know, I have refused any BP…

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Dauphin Island hit with BP oil

June 2, 2010

Red-brown oil has hit the beaches on Dauphin Island. We knew it was inevitable, even though many hoped that just maybe our area would be spared. Unfortunately, with the Deepwater Horizon well still spewing oil after…

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BP fish tales

June 2, 2010

Spoke with two charter boat captains last night. Globs of oil/dispersants have been sited in the Gulf of Mexico off of Pensacola. They range in size from tennis balls to dinner plates. The globs are stay…

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Outzen Round-up

June 1, 2010

My Daily Beast (La Bestia Diaria) stories have gone international: Mercado.com: “Pero según Rick Outzen explicó en el diario The Daily Beast, eso podría ser parte de una campaña mucho más grande de campaña de propaganda…

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Escambia EOC update

June 1, 2010

Escambia Disaster Response – Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Tuesday, June 1- 5:30 p.m. – Update #32 * Based on information received Tuesday, June 1, from the state, sections of the oil sheen have been spotted 9.5…

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McCollum Not Happy With Obama Oil Shun

June 1, 2010

Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum released a statement today regarding his feelings on the state being excluded from a meeting with the U.S. Department of Justice and other states affected by the oil spill: “U.S. Attorney…

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Contest: What should BP stand for?

June 1, 2010

TrueMajority.org has a contest: What should BP’s initials stand for? With millions of gallons of oil still swirling in the Gulf, BP has refused to answer questions about what caused the Deepwater Horizon rig to explode,…

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Restaurant Assn. claims ads are working

June 1, 2010

Press Release: Florida Hospitality Industry’s Initial ‘Our Coasts Are Clear’ Message Resonating with Tourists Tallahassee, FL – In early May, television coverage of the spreading oil spill off the Louisiana coast began to border on the…