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BP Sticks Around (Sort of)

BP Sticks Around (Sort of)

The man at BP’s claim’s facility Tuesday night couldn’t speculate about the decision to keep the doors open. He could only provide a freshly printed flyer with the new hours of operation. That was news to Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson. “Oh, are they staying open?” he [...]

Nodine stands trial today

Nodine stands trial today

Stephen Nodine is a true Pensacola phenomenon, a rising star that soared into the Pensacola on the back of a Northrop Grumman Air Tanker and today, two years later, stands trial for murder. From 2008-2009, Nodine could do no wrong. He was billed as the politician that understood economic [...]

Miller no longer believes BP is doing a good job

Miller no longer believes BP is doing a good job

It's amazing what a week of repeated bad press for BP, and cries from Panhandle voters, can do to change the perspective of our congressman, Jeff Miller. While Miller has been the only congressman in the nation to advocate EPA to speed its approval of the toxic dispersants that BP has been using to [...]

Sorry, Jeff, EPA gets tougher on dispersants

Sorry, Jeff, EPA gets tougher on dispersants

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 so hard to help the oil giant. EPA last night began posting results from the [...]

What is the truth?

What is the truth?

From News Journal article ("Chemicals will protect the Gulf, Rep. Miller says"): "Adm. Thad Allen, the commandant of the Coast Guard, said the spill has become much more difficult to contain. As the oil has spread, it has formed different consistencies, from a widespread sheen that can be skimmed [...]

Oops, Jeff Miller off by 23,000 bbls per day

Oops, Jeff Miller off by 23,000 bbls per day

Last week, Congressman Jeff Miller told us that BP was getting ahead of the oil spill and had recovered 4 million gallons. His actual quote was "They continue to be able to skim more oil off the surface than is leaking." (Read more). The latest estimates are that 25,000 bbls a day are spewing [...]

Miller wants EPA to speed up dispersant approval

Miller wants EPA to  speed up dispersant approval

"Our" Congressman Jeff Miller isn't pushing for stricter safety regulations for BP. No, Miller is upset with EPA. In his newsletter, Miller writes "the EPA must speed up its approval of applying chemical dispersant at the source of the leak. The agency’s slow testing of this process is [...]

Jeff Miller says BP is ahead of the oil spill. Really?

Jeff Miller says BP is ahead of the oil spill. Really?

Rob Williams of "News"Radio 1620 interviewed Congressman Jeff Miller on his radio show. Miller: They continue to be able to skim more oil off the surface than is leaking. That is a good thing. RW: Get ahead of it in other words Miller: In the very beginning they weren't able to do that [...]

Transcript of Olbermann interview

Transcript of Olbermann interview

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 all this hit shore is due to the reporting of Rick Outzen in [...]

Miller wants BP to escrow funds

Congressman Jeff Miller is worried about the impact of cleaning up the BP oil spill will have on local governments that are already operating under tight budgets. Miller told us at the press conference at the Escambia County EOC that plans to work the Congressional delegation from the other Gulf [...]

Bare launches mayoral campaign

Bare launches mayoral campaign

Press release Charles L. Bare Launches Campaign for Mayor of Pensacola and Calls on all Candidates to Sign “Transparency Pledge” PENSACOLA, FL - Today, Charles L. Bare officially launched his campaign for Mayor of Pensacola, and unveiled his official campaign theme, “Advancing [...]

Water World Day – Hopjacks

Water World Day – Hopjacks

By IN reporter Ryne Ziemba Local Environmental Group to Host World Water Day Event at Hopjacks According to the website www.worldwaterday.org, 1.1 billion people in the world rely on unsafe drinking-water sources. Similarly, a report on the United States' water quality done by the EPA in 2002 [...]

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