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Tree ordinance sparks

By Jeremy Morrison The Pensacola City Council will be discussing revisions to the city’s tree ordinance this week. Councilwoman Sherri Myers has long pushed for…

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SR BCC cancels hearing on borrow pits

Santa Rosa County Commission has canceled its Feb. 25 adoption hearing to expand borrow pits and resource extraction in the vulnerable Wellfield Protection Area serving…

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Pensacola warms up to climate report (but, slowly) – Update

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly What can the city of Pensacola do to plan for and respond to climate change? That question has been pondered extensively,…

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Environmentalists discuss post-election game plan

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly With the 2020 election cycle in the rearview, local environmental advocates conducted a climate roundtable online Nov. 9. The forum served…

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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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