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Santa Rosa Island

Escambia County

Fees Simple bill passed U.S. House committee

June 28, 2017

On Tuesday, June 27, the House Committee on Natural Resources favorably reported H.R. 2370, the Escambia County Land Conveyance Act. The bill, authored by Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL-01), would give leaseholders in Santa Rosa Island the…

BP Disaster

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…

News

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…

BP Disaster

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…

BP Disaster

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,…

BP Disaster

Commissioner says don’t believe BP

June 6, 2010

I returned to the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center for the first time in four weeks…and I got some memorable quotes and answers that reputed much of what BP spokesperson Lucia Bustamonte said on WEAR TV…

News

BP gets to sit on stage for WSRE

May 6, 2010

BP gets to continue its spin. Don’t expect any technical answers for a PR person. We should allow BP on the stage only the person speaking is an engineer, clean-up expert or is writing checks. Panel…

Politics

See Pullum’s island and Gordon Goodin

July 10, 2009

Santa Rosa County Commissioner Gordon Goodin may have an ethics problem with his free vacation to Clark’s Cay, an island owned by Navarre developer Bill Pullum, according to the daily newspaper. Gordin and his wife had…