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BP Disaster

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…

BP Disaster

Say it ain’t so, Bobby Jindal

July 4, 2010

We found out on Friday that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has vetoed a bill that would have required him to preserve and make public all documents his office handles regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster.…

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Questions Suttles should have been asked

June 23, 2010

BP COO Doug Suttles flew into Pensacola yesterday. He visited Ft. Pickens to watch workers clean up a relatively light mess on the beach there. He went to the Santa Rosa Island Authority offices for a…

Pensacola Politics

CMP: Stop the pettiness and bullying

June 21, 2010

Pensacola had a head start over the rest of North America 451 years ago. When DeLuna founded Pensacola, there was no New York, Boston, Chicago, New Orleans or Orlando…just Pensacola. When the first settlement failed, it…

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Now Crist asks for $100M from BP

June 7, 2010

On May 17, Gov. Charlie Crist had in his office BP CEO Tony Hayward. Instead of pressing for money for the oil clean-up, the Florida governor only got $25 million from the CEO —for tourism advertising,…

BP Disaster

Beast Corps: Cabinet visits Escambia County

June 4, 2010

From Beast Corps correspondent Franklin Hayes: As the largest potential economic disaster loomed in the Gulf of Mexico just a few miles off the coast of Pensacola Beach, the Sunshine State‚Äôs sitting Governor addressed reporters gathered…

BP Disaster

BP Lie #73

May 20, 2010

For weeks, the public has been told that the crude from BP’s Deepwater Horizon well is a light crude that it evaporates easily. “It’s nothing like what BP tired to cleanup in the Exxon Valdez spill.”—I…

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The Black Gold Untold

May 13, 2010

by IN South Alabama correspondent Dawn Butler.. About the size of Pensacola Beach is Dauphin Island, Alabama, where the oil first came ashore in our neck of the woods. Tar balls, the TV meteorologists turned oilologists,…

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Transocean had $270M payout

May 10, 2010

While Gulf Coast counties and municipalities struggle with finding funds to pay for their preparations for the BP oil spill, Transocean Ltd, the owner of the Deepwater Horizon rig leased by British Petroleum, made a $270…

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Transcript of Olbermann interview

May 9, 2010

I really thought I sounded more literate and knowledgeable than this: OLBERMANN: That we know about the B.P. waiver agreement offering up to $5,000 to Gulf Coast residents in exchange for their signatures waiving liability before…