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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…

Environment

RESTORE Reminder

June 3, 2013

The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council is hosting a meeting tonight in an effort to gather public input on an initial draft of its Comprehensive Plan: Restoring the Gulf Coast’s Ecosystem and Economy. The plan—which establishes…

Environment

RESTORE Council Coming to Town

May 28, 2013

The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council recently released an initial draft of the Comprehensive Plan: Restoring the Gulf Coast’s Ecosystem and Economy, along with a draft environmental assessment. A meeting in Pensacola next week kicks off…

Environment

$58 Million for NRDA Projects

May 2, 2013

A number of Northwest Florida projects received funds today as part of the Natural Resource Damage Assessment process associated with the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Here is a press release from the governor’s office, with…