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Photo – govt reg at work

May 6, 2010

From a reader: A picture is worth a thousand words…………… Here is a good example of how stupid the government agencies are in relation to the entire gulf oil spill. Keep in mind the oil sheen…

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McCollum voted in favor of liability limits for BP

May 6, 2010

From a reader: I don’ t know if anyone cares, but it is ironic that in the wake of Exxon Valdes, McCollum voted to limit the exposure of polluters….and this session McCollum’s take home bill was…

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BP gets to sit on stage for WSRE

May 6, 2010

BP gets to continue its spin. Don’t expect any technical answers for a PR person. We should allow BP on the stage only the person speaking is an engineer, clean-up expert or is writing checks. Panel…

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COUNTY ASKS BP FOR $5 MILLION

May 6, 2010

Escambia County is asking BP for five million dollar for a contingency mitigation account. County will add $5 million from county’s disaster recovery fund.…

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Spill, Baby, Spill

May 6, 2010

by Sean Boone Behind the Scenes of an Environmental Disaster Since the Transocean-owned Deepwater Horizon oil rig ignited on April 20, killing 11 people and placing the entire Gulf Coast at risk for economic and environmental…

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Nelson meets with BP CFO

May 6, 2010

From Nelson (I assume he called the 1-800 number to get the appointment: During a meeting I just had with the CEO of BP I put a number of questions to Tony Hayward directly and bluntly:…

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Arts Council Charged, Logo to be locked up

May 6, 2010

Arts Council Charged, No Person Arrested By Sean Boone The State Attorney’s Office has charged the Arts Council of Northwest Florida as a cooperation, removing any criminal action for individuals who worked for the group. On…

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IN Cover: Spill, Baby, Spill

May 6, 2010

SPILL, BABY, SPILL Behind the Scenes of an Environmental Disaster By Sean Boone… Since the Transocean-owned Deepwater Horizon oil rig ignited on April 20, killing 11 people and placing the entire Gulf Coast at risk for…

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BP Blueprint for Pensacola

May 6, 2010

After fighting the oil giant for four years, Texas attorney Brent Coon says, “Nobody knows more about BP than we do.” Coon heads Brent Coon & Associates, Beaumont, Texas law firm with 12 offices across the…

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DEP rejects beach plan

May 6, 2010

County Commission Chairman Grover Robinson called last night. He is furious that DEP has rejected Escambia County’s plan for saving the sands of Pensacola Beach. The proposal was to scoop up sand along the water’s edge…

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Escambia County issues first emergency purchase orders

May 5, 2010

P.O. # 101304: James Lee Witt Associates: $49,000 -To assist BP Horizon and Escambia County Project Number OILSPL10. Witt was the FEMA director under Pres. Bill Clinton. P.O. # 101304: Beck Disaster Recovery: $25,000 -To assist…