Posts Tagged ‘BP’
Press Release: Based on a rigorous review by a team of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologists of previously released preliminary data, the Service has compiled an expanded report of the birds rescued and collected during the response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. This report, which [...]
According to the AP, former BP head Tony Hayward is expected to testify in front of BP lawmakers regarding the Deep Horizon oil spill Article
Press Release: All of the hard (containment) boom deployed as part of the federal-led response but now potentially posing more risk than it offers protection for vital shorelines in Mississippi, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle has now been recovered. The Incident Command Post (ICP) at Mobile [...]
The SMG Group with the Pensacola Civic Center had been in talks of bringing in country artist Dwight Yoakum as part of a TDC funded free show on Oct. 9. But the IN is now hearing that concert is off. City Councilman Larry B. Johnson, who sits on the TDC board, says he confirmed with SMG head [...]
CoreLogic, a California-based provider of information, analytics and business services, reported today that the impact of the BP DeepWater Horizon oil spill on home values in the coastal counties along the Gulf coast communities is expected to range from $648 million over one year and to as much as [...]
The website that created a stir on Monday when it published thousands of secret documents on the Afghan War is now about to go after BP, according to Forbes. Read more.
Pensacola still has much to offer visitors and we need to find creative ways to attract them. This video was produced locally and was highlighted this weekend on MSNBC. "Follow two members of a BP clean up crew as they spend the afternoon exploring Pensacola's attractions, visiting historic [...]
Press Release: Florida CFO Alex Sink today sent a letter to Speaker of the Florida House Larry Cretul and President of the Florida Senate Jeff Atwater outlining incentives, claims changes, and environmental initiatives necessary to protect Florida’s economy for inclusion in the July 20-23 [...]
Al Jazeera English TV interviewed me for their news program "Listening Post." The show aired June 25 and focuses on the scramble by the White House and BP to contain the negative press spilling across the media about the Gulf of Mexico disaster.
BP Liz Castro (yes, she is still around) yesterday told a group of realtors that BP’s current policy is to only pay claims to realtors on failed property sales blamed on the oil spill if the property is within one block of the beach, according to report by the Daily News. Castro spoke at town [...]
BP has submitted its latest plan for containing the oil spewing from its well....30,000, 60,000, 100,000 barrels a day---what don't know what figure to believe any more. For 48 hours, the oil will flow unabated yet again as they try "Top Hat #10." National Incident Commander Adm. Thad Allen [...]
According to Adm. Thad Allen, the National Incident Commander, BP is in position to move forward, when the weather conditions allow, to put a second containment cap on Deepwater Horizon well. “That will allow us at some point with—as other production platforms are brought on board during [...]