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Coastkeeper update

May 28, 2010

Press release: Flow rate update, with information from the Incident Command: The National Incident Command’s Flow Rate Technical Group (FRTG) has developed an independent estimate for the rate at which oil is flowing from BP’s leaking…


IN May 27 issue

May 27, 2010

COVER STORY THREE’S COMPANY Less than a year ago Governor Charlie Crist was thought by many political analysts to be a shoe-in for Mel Martinez’s vacant U.S. Senate seat. OUTTAKES ALAS, PENSACOLA We are living the…

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Sorry, Jeff, EPA gets tougher on dispersants

May 21, 2010

Well, we’ve learn how powerful our Congressman Jeff Miller is. Days after he pushed for EPA relax its approval process for BP’s use of the dispersants, the federal agency become stricter. Darn it, Jeff. You tried…

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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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LA Times buys into BP outreach here

May 13, 2010

I’ve been highly critical of the British Petroleum local community outreach because the BP reps here have no knowledge, no technical expertise and no authority. Most have only worked for BP for a few days or…

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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…


Deepwater Horizon – Not the First Gulf Oil Leak

May 11, 2010

By IN Reporter Ryne Ziemba… Currently, there are roughly 4,000 oil rigs off the Gulf Coast of the United States, with the exception of Florida’s coast which has yet to allow drilling off its shores. Of…


Oceanographer Estimates Higher Rate of Leak

May 11, 2010

By IN reporter Ryne Ziemba.. Prof. Ian McDonald, professor of Oceanography at Florida State University, spoke last Saturday, May 8 at a public forum at the Hilton Garden Inn on Pensacola Beach. Prof. McDonald has been…


Sink’s day in Pensacola

May 6, 2010

By Sean Boone Federal and state officials were in Pensacola today to address emergency efforts for the Deep Horizon oil spill bearing down on Florida’s coastline. Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink met with Escambia County officials…