Posted in Environment Pensacola

ECUA confirms raw sewage caused by City of Pensacola stormwater failure

Inweekly obtained this email between ECUA board member Lois Benson and ECUA Executive Director Steve Sorrell. We had earlier reported that the human waste on…

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Posted in Environment Health Pensacola

Reports of human waste flowing in the Tanyard (update)

Dr. Gloria Horning, who lives one block west of Pensacola City Hall on DeVilliers Street in the Tanyard neighborhood, reported late yesterday afternoon, “I’m at…

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Posted in Environment

Dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico predicted to hit record size

Each year a hypoxic water mass forms in bottom waters of the northern Gulf of Mexico continental shelf. The low oxygen conditions threaten living resources…

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Posted in Environment Pensacola

EPA awards grant for Community Maritime Park brownfield

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) selected 172 communities across the country including five in Florida to receive funding for brownfield site revitalization to…

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Posted in Environment Escambia County Pensacola

Citizens celebrate Carpenter’s Creek efforts

By Sammi Sontag INWEEKLY Locals celebrated and simultaneously discussed Escambia County’s purchase of the 8.5-acre Carpenter’s Creek headwater property and restoration processes over pizza and…

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Posted in Environment Pensacola

Videos of Carpenter’s Creek clean-up

This past weekend, the Emerald Coastkeepers led another clean-up of Carpenter’s Creek. Councilwoman Sherri Myers took these videos of the effort. She gave me this…

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Posted in Environment Politics

Hands Across the Sand

350 Pensacola and Oceana to Host Hands Across the Sand Event on Pensacola Beach Event to Oppose New Efforts to Expand Dirty and Dangerous Offshore…

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Posted in Environment Pensacola

Another City of Pensacola project under DEP investigation

By Duwayne Escobedo INWEEKLY The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has found that construction on the Bill Gregory Park stormwater pond near the corner of…

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Posted in Environment Pensacola

Emerald Coastkeepers praise Myers and Robinson for help with Carpenter’s Creek

The local environmental watchdog Emerald Coastkeepers praised the efforts of Pensacola City Councilwoman Sherri Myers and Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson for their help in…

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