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Baldwin County tourism dropped 40 percent in June

The Mobile Press Register is reporting that Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and the rest of South Baldwin Co. beaches lost in June $35.5 million in…

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Sen. Gaetz gives Disaster Update

For Immediate Release June 22, 2010 4:30 p.m. CST Latest Oil Spill Developments Dear Neighbor, As dime to five inch-sized tar balls and tar “patties”…

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News: Gulf Region Roundup

Daily News (FWB): Worst fear, greatest hope: Hands Across the Sand buoyed by worldwide support —At 11 a.m. on Saturday, at 417 sites in roughly…

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News: Bay County has its turn

Panama City News Herald: Cleanup crews were stretched out along western Bay County beaches Saturday, picking up the first coined-sized tar balls and smaller tar…

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News: Okaloosa County awaits BP oil onslaught

Northwest Florida Daily News reports: As Walton County beaches witnessed their heaviest showing of tar balls to date, Okaloosa officials are gearing up for a…

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News: Should beaches be closed?

The Associated Press spent a significant part of yesterday’s press conferences focusing on whether our beaches should be closed. The Pensacola New Journal used some…

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Commissioner says don’t believe BP

I returned to the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center for the first time in four weeks…and I got some memorable quotes and answers that reputed…

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More BP globs headed our way

From The Ledger: Oil Crisis Focus Now On Tactics Pushed by the strong prevailing wind and currents, the globs of today will become the tar…

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Coastkeeper update

Press release: Flow rate update, with information from the Incident Command: The National Incident Command’s Flow Rate Technical Group (FRTG) has developed an independent estimate…

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