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The Beast Corps – Join the fight

May 13, 2010

The story of the BP Oil Spill is huge–with local, state, regional, national and international implications. I have dedicated my time, talents and newspaper to telling the truth behind this environmental, health and economic disaster. We…

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IN Cover: What To Expect From BP

May 13, 2010

While Northwest Florida prepared for the over five million gallons of BP crude oil set to contaminate its beaches and waterways, the IN took a break from the endless series of press conferences by visiting politicians…

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The Black Gold Untold

May 13, 2010

by IN South Alabama correspondent Dawn Butler.. About the size of Pensacola Beach is Dauphin Island, Alabama, where the oil first came ashore in our neck of the woods. Tar balls, the TV meteorologists turned oilologists,…

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LA Times buys into BP outreach here

May 13, 2010

I’ve been highly critical of the British Petroleum local community outreach because the BP reps here have no knowledge, no technical expertise and no authority. Most have only worked for BP for a few days or…

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Brockovich and Kennedy at Hangout Fest

May 12, 2010

The Hangout Beach Music and Arts Festival in Gulf Shores has officially announced that environmental activists Erin Brockovich, Kathleen “Kick” Kennedy and Sierra Club Board President Allison Chin will participate in public panel discussion and press…

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Daily Drilling Report for Deepwater Horizon

May 12, 2010

The Daily Drilling Report reveals what may have caused the explosion. According to BP, “before, during or after the cement job, an undetected influx of hydrocarbons entered the wellbore.” In other words, there was a breach…

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House hearings reveal truths behind well explosion

May 12, 2010

Rep. Henry A. Waxman, Chairman, Committee on Energy and Commerce Inquiry into the Deepwater Horizon Gulf Coast Oil Spill Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations gave a opening statement yesterday that points out BP, Haliburton and Transocean…

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Boom missing

May 12, 2010

WJHG reports: Escambia Sheriff’s Office deputies learned Tuesday that about 3,400 feet of orange oil containment boom is missing from the south end of the Bob Sikes Bridge on Pensacola Beach. Read more.…

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Buzz: Buffett coming to Pensacola Beach

May 12, 2010

There is talk on Pensacola Beach that the Indigo hotel is been scratched and will be replaced by Margaritaville – resort run by Jimmy Buffett’s group. The plan will be brought before the SRIA board tonight….or…

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Extreme solutions for BP oil spill

May 12, 2010

Garbage, fire, nuclear bomb explosion—these are possible solutions to stop the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico? The Daily Beast looks at 11 of the most out-there ideas proposed so far. Read more. They even…