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BP cuts $5K checks to $1K

July 9, 2010

In the beginning of this BP oil disaster, I reported how BP initially tried to get fishermen to sign waivers when they joined the Vessels of Opportunity. I was able to get a copy of one…

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EOC: Where is the $50 million?

July 1, 2010

The state of Florida has been given $50 by BP to assist counties deal with the BP oil disaster. Ten weeks after the explosion at Deepwater Horizon, Escambia County has been told that will get $1.9…

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Judge who banned ban owns Haliburton stock

June 23, 2010

Nothing is ever clean when it comes to this BP oil disaster that is entering its ninth week. Canadian Business Online is reporting that U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman, a 1983 appointee of President Ronald Reagan…

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News: Okaloosa County awaits BP oil onslaught

June 20, 2010

Northwest Florida Daily News reports: As Walton County beaches witnessed their heaviest showing of tar balls to date, Okaloosa officials are gearing up for a second strong wave of weathered oil to hit shores Monday. Read…

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Media Roundup 6.05.10

June 5, 2010

We are in Day 46 of the BP Oil Disaster and 16 days before the Pensacola City Council meets again to express its “outrage.” Computer Model Shows Oil Could Threaten Atlantic Coast By July “With…

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Buzz: Crist moves TDC meeting

May 29, 2010

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist has moved the meeting with tourism officials from Northwest Florida from today to Sunday. It’s anticipated that he will announce his plan to split the $25M that Tony Hayward said on May…


IN May 27 issue

May 27, 2010

COVER STORY THREE’S COMPANY Less than a year ago Governor Charlie Crist was thought by many political analysts to be a shoe-in for Mel Martinez’s vacant U.S. Senate seat. OUTTAKES ALAS, PENSACOLA We are living the…

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Meek: Too small to fail

May 17, 2010

Congressman Kendrick Meek, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, stopped by the IN offices for a few minutes before his meeting with the PNJ editorial board. Meek held an open forum last night on offshore drilling…

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Beast Corps: Latest on oil

May 14, 2010

From our Mobile Beast Corps correspondent, Dawn Butler: Admiral Thad Allan is in charge of the US Coast Guard response, so he was at Dauphin Island, Alabama Friday. He said the response has been the same…

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Move EOC to Beach, Key or Downtown

May 14, 2010

BTW: I am boycotting the EOC – a facility set up miles away from our beaches, a facility that was built to be a bomb shelter to withstand hurricanes, a facility with tight security to deal…

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Doing nothing is better than dispersants

May 14, 2010

According to Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Information Center, “the Department of Defense’s Modular Aerial Spray System (MASS) aircraft flew multiple missions—dispensing the same dispersant chemicals being used by BP and federal responders. These systems are capable…