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BP Disaster

Tar balls still being found on Pensacola Beach

February 4, 2014

FDEP personnel Dominic Marcanio and Joey Whibbs conducted on Jan. 31 post-response monitoring surveys in Escambia County, Florida, with a focus in the Fort Pickens area. A total of 328 tar balls were collected during their…

BP Disaster Business

BP has new target to avoid paying claims

January 29, 2014

BP has found a new target to avoid paying claims resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster: court-appointed administrator Patrick Juneau. Juneau evaluates the compensation claims. BP wants Federal Judge Carl Barbier to tighten his standards…

BP Disaster Environment

Hatchery one step closer to reality

December 7, 2013

Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel Vinyard announced yesterday in Panama City that several Florida Panhandle counties are slated for about $90 million worth of early restoration projects to address areas impacted by the Deepwater…

BP Disaster Crime Environment

Revenge of the BP Barbies

August 8, 2013

In the weeks after Deepwater Horizon explosion in April 2010, but before the oil and tar balls began washing ashore, BP sent out into the coastal communities of the Gulf Coast an army of young, female…

Environment

Sustainable Development, Leveraging RESTORE

June 17, 2013

A presentation tomorrow evening will focus on sustainable development, and how such an approach can benefit local communities. The presentation— entitled Sensible Sustainable Development: Leveraging RESTORE Act Funding to Create Lasting Value for the Pensacola Bay…

Jeremy's Notebook

RESTORE Tour Kicks Off in Pensacola

June 4, 2013

Many of the attendees at Monday’s Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council public input session sported stickers that read ‘RESTORING Our Environment RESTORES Our Economy.’ The council’s executive director took notice. “I see the stickers,” Justin Ehrenwerth…