BP Disaster

Tempers flare at City Council

May 24, 2010

The Pensacola City Council cut off BP Civic Affairs Director Liz Castro three pages into her PowerPoint presentation after the community liaison failed to answer simple question about the boom decontamination operation BP wants to establish…

BP Disaster

Liz, here is another idea. Please fwd to Tony

May 24, 2010

More ideas for the public that BP Barbie Liz Castro asked us to send her: Oil Spill Combating – A German Approach The explosion of the Deepwater Horizon platform and the resulting oil spill threatening the…

BP Disaster

BP cuts back capture stat again, oops

May 24, 2010

Marketwatch reports that the amount of crude oil BP is siphoning from a massive leak on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico has declined to 1,360 barrels a day, a company spokesman said Sunday. Down…

BP Disaster

Liz, here’s an idea

May 24, 2010

During the first community meetings, BP Barbie Liz Castro told citizens that her company wanted to hear ideas from the public to help with his tragedy. To date, I don’t know of any idea given Ms.…

BP Disaster

Alas, Pensacola

May 24, 2010

“Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas that great city Babylon, that mighty city! For in one hour is thy judgment come.” Relevation 18:10, King James Bible. We are living the…

News

Buzz: Insider look at pnj.com stats

May 23, 2010

Gannett Blog got the secret web stats for pnj.com and other Gannett websites (see spreadsheet): Pensacola FL Unique Visitors April 2009: 469,880 Nov 2009: 444,952 Dec 2009: 449,245 Jan 2010: 453,487 Feb 2010: 431,506 Mar 2010:…

BP Disaster

BP cut corners at Deepwater

May 23, 2010

The Orlando Sentinel reports that have obtained documents that BP chose a less-expensive, less-reliable method for completing the Deepwater Horizon well. …BP’s choice of well design as one in which the final phase called for a…

BP Disaster

BP killed my dog, tempers run high

May 23, 2010

The Miami Herald is at Grand Isles, La. where BP’s black crude is destroying the ecosystem. Workers in knee-high rubber boots and hard hats shoveled polluted black sand and gobs of oil into plastic bags on…

Escambia County Politics

PNJ upset over delays with emails

May 23, 2010

The Pensacola News Journal, this area’s daily marketing solution, has a good story on behind the scenes of Scott Davison’s negotiations to find deep pockets to get the necessary performance bond for the Community Maritime Park.…

BP Disaster

Tar balls on Pensacola Beach

May 23, 2010

We are getting reports that tar balls have washed on to Pensacola Beach. Fox 10 is reporting three were found by a Gulf Breeze family at Fort Pickens. The Coast Guard reports there have been more…