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Pensacola: Weekly Wrap-up – May 21

May 21, 2016

Mayor Ashton Hayward doesn’t like that the Pensacola City Council is holding a special meeting on May 26 to discuss his investigation and termination of Fire Chief Matt Schmitt and Deputy Fire Chief Joe Glover. In…

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Business

Century, Fla. awarded EPA revitalization grant

May 20, 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today the selection of five communities in Florida to receive Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund and Cleanup (ARC) grants for new investments to provide communities with funding necessary to clean…

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Greener, Leaner Escambia

April 4, 2012

After a year-long effort to reduce its energy consumption, Escambia County has earned its star—its Energy Star. The Escambia County Central Office Complex has been awarded a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Energy Star certification. The…

BP Disaster

Sen. Gaetz gives Disaster Update

June 22, 2010

For Immediate Release June 22, 2010 4:30 p.m. CST Latest Oil Spill Developments Dear Neighbor, As dime to five inch-sized tar balls and tar “patties” continue to slowly inundate the Northwest Florida coastline, officials with the…

BP Disaster

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,…

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BP Disaster

Latest BP Update, with subtitles, notes

May 19, 2010

As of May 18 UNDERWATER —-Subtitle “Don’t expect it to be stopped any time soon.” . The riser insertion tube tool (RITT) containment system is estimated to be collecting and carrying about 2,000 barrels a day…

BP Disaster

Daily Drilling Report for Deepwater Horizon

May 12, 2010

The Daily Drilling Report reveals what may have caused the explosion. According to BP, “before, during or after the cement job, an undetected influx of hydrocarbons entered the wellbore.” In other words, there was a breach…