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News: Every NWFL county is trying to protect bays

June 27, 2010

Orlando Sentinel reports: “Authorities now know they have a running, unpredictable battle on their hands as they struggle to protect the sea grasses and marshes along the Panhandle. And so some pass-protection systems are getting a…

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Email on BP in Bayou Chico

June 26, 2010

To the Pensacola City Council (which doesn’t meet again until July 19): I live in a townhouse on Mahogany Mill Pond, and I am very concerned about the Bayou Chico BP decontamination operation to be located…

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Do politics determine health advisory on beaches?

June 26, 2010

BP tells us that the tar ball and the oil mousse on the beach are hazardous. Every Escambia Disaster Update begins with “DO NOT TOUCH oiled or injured wildlife. Report your finding to 1-866-557-1401.” Clean-up workers…

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News: BP workers just for show

June 25, 2010

As I have reported, WKRG is now also reporting: “Former oil clean-up worker Candi Warren says she signed up to make a difference, but soon found out the work of cleaning the beaches was all cosmetic.…

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Tough days ahead for Pensacola Pass

June 25, 2010

From another email: Based on my oceanography and marine tech degree and experience Saturday 4am peaking at 6 am. If it’s coming through the pass, this is the time and the strongest influx. The current at…

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Messages from Pensacola Beach

June 25, 2010

This email from a Pensacola Beach resident was forwarded to me: I had thought I would sit back and watch what is happening but after calls and emails about my next oil spill update I decided…