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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…

Escambia County Pensacola Politics

Local candidates as of June 17

June 18, 2010

County Commissioner, District 2 Dave Murzin (Qualified 6/16/10) Myra L. Simmons (Qualified 6/17/10) Karen Sindel (Qualified 6/17/10) George Touart (Qualified 6/17/10) Gene M. Valentino (Qualified 6/15/10) Santa Rosa Island Authority Thomas Campanella (Qualified 6/14/10) County Commissioner,…

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EOC Update

June 18, 2010

Escambia Disaster Response – Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Thursday, June 17, 5:00 p.m. – Update #48 (Day 59 of the oil spill response) * Report tar or oiled debris on the beach 1-877-389-8932 or #DEP from…

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Bravo, Jeff Miller

June 17, 2010

Our Congressman Jeff Miller has called for fellow GOP Congressman Joe Barton to step down after Barton apologized to BP CEO Tony Hayward today. “I condemn Mr. Barton’s statement. Mr. Barton’s remarks are out of touch…

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Beach Update – June 17

June 17, 2010

Sorry, I’m late on posting this from the Escambia County EOC: Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key Update Thursday, June 17 – 11:00 a.m. – Update #14 * Winds from the north northwest will push oil away…

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Local firm helps with clean up

June 17, 2010

Press Release: Pall Corporation Repurposes Filter Material to Help Oil Clean Up in Gulf Breeze, Florida Port Washington, NY, & Pensacola, FL, June 17, 2010 — Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) is donating leftover polypropylene membrane from its…

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PNJ finds way to make more money off disaster

June 17, 2010

We knew it was coming. Gannett loves inserts and supplements. The latest is an Oil Spill Resource Guide: These are just a few of the questions you’ll find answered in our Oil Guide, a resource booklet…

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Mounds of dead fish at Grand Isle

June 17, 2010

New Orleans photographer Jack Moran put this on his blog: ” I am very familiar with the area having spent a considerable amount of time shrimping and fishing on Elmers Island and Grand Isle, we have…

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First dead whale found in Gulf

June 17, 2010

NOLA.Com is reporting: Scientists are investigating whether an approximately 25-foot-long sperm whale found dead in the Gulf of Mexico died due to the massive oil spill. This marks the first whale found dead in the Gulf…