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UWF left out of $1.5M grants from Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative

The University of West Florida was not included in the $1.5 million in grants awarded by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative. The 17 grants…

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BP’s Hayward blistered in depo

AP has an exclusive report on the deposition of former BP CEO Tony Hayward and his role during the BP oil disaster last summer. He…

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Buzz:Merrill wants Feinberg to make us whole

Collier Merrill, fresh from a special event at the James Beard House in NYC, told the IN yesterday that he’s tired of hearing excuses from…

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Transocean blames BP for oil rig disaster

Reuters reports Transocean Ltd , the owner of the oil drilling rig that exploded and sank in the Gulf of Mexico last year, blamed BP…

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BP hopes to restart Gulf production soon

Marketwatch reports Carl-Henric Svanberg, chairman of BP PLC, said today the oil giant was counting on getting permission to restart oil production in the U.S….

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Test results on local oysters

From Emerald Coastkeepers: Through funding from Gulf Coast Fund and our members, Emerald Coastkeeper has initiated a long-term oyster sampling project. Every six months we…

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IN goes to Task Force meeting

We sent our reporter Jeremy Morrison to the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force meeting. Here is his report: EPA Chief, task force visit Pensacola…

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Did dispersants make BP disaster worse?

According to preliminary research by several Florida scientists, the combination of oil and Corexit, the chemical BP used to dissolve the slick, is more toxic…

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Gulf Coast Restoration meeting tomorrow

Press Release: The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, which President Obama has directed by executive order to develop a restoration strategy for the Gulf…

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