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EOC: Commissioners to raise bridge toll

I’ve asked the Escambia County Commission to hold a special meeting today and raise the Bob Sikes Bridge Toll to $30 Million for one day…

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BP responds to Coast Guard for more capacity

A letter dated June 13 from Doug Suttles to the USCG on the additional options for creating more capacity to capture oil and increase redundancy:…

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Suttles outlines plan

On the Deepwater Horizon Response website, BP reveals its new plan for capturing more oil in letter from BP COO Doug Suttles. Temporary Riser System…

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How Much Can BP Fork Out?

Investors are increasingly worried that BP will fold under the federal government’s request for an escrow account to pay for oil damages. New York Times…

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Oil hits Sound side of Pensacola Beach

Oil has reached the neighborhoods on the beach SOUND side including the grass beds in and around Lafitte Cove (Peg Legs). Heavy oil is in…

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DEP Update

Landfall Reports and Predictions: Reconnaissance missions are ongoing. On June 14, as of noon, light sheen, streamers of weathered oil and tar balls were detected…

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Wiggins skewered on Daily Show forum

Pensacola Mike Wiggins is getting compared to Jaws’ Mayor Vaughan by a blogger on the Daily Show forum. Read more.

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Innovation Improves Tar Ball Removal

From Unified Command: The crew of one of the thousands of Vessels of Opportunity (VOO) working in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill recently…

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Tallahassee Thievery

Escambia County has seen the State of Florida take all the $25 million BP block grant for clean-up and recovery. The County has been told…

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