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EPA partially deletes Pensacola Superfund site

PENSACOLA, Fla.  (Oct. 29, 2019) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that in Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 the agency deleted all or…

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Posted in Environment Escambia County

Regional Roundup on Saturday

The Escambia County Waste Services Department will host the next Regional Roundup on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 8 a.m. until noon at Blue Angels Elementary…

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Posted in BP Disaster Business Education Environment State & National News

Gaetz: Can the Gulf Coast triumph? Yes

Viewpoint BY DON GAETZ Northwest Florida has taken it hard in the gut from the forces of nature and the folly of man. The Deepwater…

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Posted in Business Environment

Looking for IP’s ‘Monster Under the Bed’

Following lengthy criticism of local press coverage concerning the environmental impacts International Paper’s operation has on Perdido Bay, a pair of Escambia County commissioners are…

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History lesson: Nineteen years ago, IP promised no discharges into waterways

PENSACOLA: In 2000, International Paper bought Champion International and acquired the Pensacola Mill in Cantonment as part of the deal. IP officials pledged to get…

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Posted in Business Environment Politics

More thoughts on IP environmental issues

PENSACOLA: This week, I received this from John Nixon of Phenix Environmental Response, LLC in response to our article “Can IP Lower Environmental Bar?” Nixon…

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Posted in Education Environment

A Day for the Dunes, Sept. 28

NAVARRE: Dune Doctors, the Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Center (FCOLC) and the Navarre Beach Marine Science Center will host A Day for the Dunes Oct. 28

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Posted in Business Environment Escambia County

Should FDEP cut IP a break?

PENSACOLA–Following the explosion at the International Paper mill in Cantonment in 2017, Jackie Lane began to notice something different in Perdido Bay. “It just immediately…

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Posted in Business Environment Escambia County

Concerns raised over International Paper bond hearing omission

PENSACOLA–The exchange, hidden within the confines of a TEFRA bond hearing, was so surreally weird as to be absurd. It involved a back-and-forth with Escambia…

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