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SRIA honored by Visit Florida

September 23, 2014

At Monday’s statewide tourism conference in Boca Raton, Fla., VISIT FLORIDA, Florida’s official tourism marketing arm, presented the Santa Rosa Island Authority with a bronze Flagler Award. These prestigious awards honor the innovation, creativity, and skill…

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The Beach’s Other Bridge

February 9, 2012

It’d been a long night down at the Santa Rosa Island Authority meeting. The packed-house gallery had said their piece and board members had tossed motion after motion onto a merciless table. SRIA Vice Chairman Vernon…

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$25 Million, $2 at a Time

February 8, 2012

Escambia County Commission Chairman Wilson Robertson said he wasn’t sure how he felt about the proposed $25 million project at Pensacola beach. He’s hoping to have a better idea after tonight’s Santa Rosa Island Authority meeting.…

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BP walks out of Crist’s Oil Spill Meeting

July 1, 2010

Yesterday, Gov. Crist held an Oil Spill Economic Recovery Task Force Meeting at the University of West Florida. According to reports I received from the meeting, BP was there in full force. BP VP of Resources…


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…

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Exclusive: Behind the scenes of BP Suttles visit

June 23, 2010

I missed Doug Suttles, BP’s chief operating officer, yesterday. The visit was a surprise that had Santa Rosa Island Authority and Escambia County officials scrambling most of Monday night. BP wanted to limit media access and…

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BP Suttles here today

June 22, 2010

Got this advisory last night at 9:46: BP COO Doug Suttles to Visit Area on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 Doug Suttles, the Chief Operating Officer, Exploration and Production, BP, will visit the area Tuesday, June 22,…