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More press conferences and information needed on IP explosion and cleanup

Residents, business owners and community leaders need more information and communication with International Paper about the Jan. 22 explosion at its Cantonment plant. The press…

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IP and Health officials reassure community after Cantonment plant explosion

At the first press conference of the Unified Command, International Paper Plant Manager Brett DeJong said the company is committed to keeping the facility that…

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Posted in Environment Escambia County Politics

ECUA set to begin Brownsville Sewer Expansion Project, Phase 1

ECUA is preparing to initiate Phase 1 of the Brownsville Sewer Expansion Project to provide sewer service to the East Brownsville area – see Brownsville…

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Secrecy surrounds IP explosion and future of Cantonment plant

In its official press release, International Paper said Monday that its Cantonment mill experienced significant structural damage to the largest pulp digester as well as…

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Podcast: Frank White on Triumph Gulf Coast

Yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks,” State Rep. Frank White discussed Triumph Gulf Coast in the deciding how $300 million dollars of the BP settlement will be…

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Posted in Environment Pensacola

Original Pensacola Tanyard project budget was $4.58 million

When the Pensacola City Council approved the contract for Government Street Stormwater Project in December 2015, they were told the budget was $4,584,605. The project…

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Florida House not to consider using BP money for incentives

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Don’t expect settlement money from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster to be used directly to attract tourists…

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Hayward administration scrambles on Tanyards project

The City of Pensacola is placing hangars on doors in the neighborhood around the Government Street Stormwater Project. Dr. Gloria Horning told Inweekly, “The city…

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Sen. Broxson and other senators file Triumph Gulf Coast bill

State Sen. Doug Broxson, along with Senators Bill Montford and George Gainer, have a filed a bill that would appropriate $300 million in BP oil…

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