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Environmentalists skeptical of drilling moratorium

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly Florida’s waters, including the eastern Gulf of Mexico, are safe for now from offshore drilling, but skeptically-happy environmentalists are expressing some…

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Gulf Dead Zone predicted to be size if NH

Yesterday, scientists from Louisiana State University announced their prediction for the 2020 Dead Zone that annually forms in the Gulf of Mexico, off the shore…

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FDEP, IP strike consent-order deal

By Jeremy Morrison Although it has yet to secure a new operating permit, International Paper will have a couple of more years to keep trying….

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Diving into a Watershed Management Plan

By Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly Looking over the three-dimensional model with tiny flags planted on it, the little girl had a question. “What is this?” she…

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Seeking ideas, memories of Carpenter Creek, Bayou Texar

The Restore the Watershed project team wants to hear your memories, ideas and suggestions for Carpenter Creek and Bayou Texar  6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19,…

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Local QB stars in XFL inaugural game

By Steve Barnes Brandon Silvers has traded the Emerald Coast for the Emerald City. The Pensacola-born, former Troy University quarterback started for the Seattle Dragons…

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Carpenter Creek and Bayou Texar Revitalization Plan

Escambia County will host the first of four public workshops concerning the Carpenter Creek and Bayou Texar Revitalization Plan 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, Booker…

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Escambia County voters worry about the environment

While elected officials tend to dismiss concerns about the quality of our air and water, a recent InWeekly/Political Matrix poll of 537 likely Escambia County…

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Rollings Landfill owner found in contempt

South Palafox Properties LLC , owner of the  Rolling Hills landfill that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection permanently closed, has been ruled to be…

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