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Revenge of the BP Barbies

In the weeks after Deepwater Horizon explosion in April 2010, but before the oil and tar balls began washing ashore, BP sent out into the…

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Study Finds Toxic Metal Concentrations in Gulf Whales Are Likely the Highest In the World

The sperm whales of the Gulf of Mexico have higher levels of chromium and nickel in their systems than sperm whales found anywhere else in…

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BP wants to suspend claims, sets up hot line

BP asked a federal judge late Tuesday to order that all payments from its Gulf oil spill civil settlement be suspended until an independent investigation…

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Commissioner Robinson featured by Florida Trend

Florida Trend magazine has interview with Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson, who is also the chairman of the Gulf Consortium which represents 23 Florida gulf…

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Interview: Dr. E. Faye Williams, National Chair of the National Congress of Black Women

By Jessica Forbes Dr. E. Faye Williams, National Chair of the National Congress of Black Women, visited Pensacola last weekend as part of her work…

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RESTORE Committee Outlined

During this week’s Escambia County Commission Committee of the Whole, the board will discuss the RESTORE Act advisory committee’s purpose and role. The following is…

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Escambia’s RESTORE Rethink

Though it wasn’t on this morning’s agenda, the post-November incarnation of the Escambia County Commission—officially meeting for the first time—began discussing the “revamping” of the…

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Did BP throw its workers under the bus with settlement

Boston Globe columnist Juliette Kayyem thinks so. Concurrent criminal charges were filed against three BP employees, two of them supervisors on the rig. “The company’s…

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Rep. Miller Assessing BP Settlement

Rep. Jeff Miller’s (R-Fla.) chief of staff said this afternoon that the congressman was still assessing the recently announced $4.5 billion settlement with BP over…

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