Posted in Environment

Time Machine: BP, The Beast and Olbermann

In our July 18 issue, I write about how our newspaper garnered national attention when we became affiliated with The Daily Beast. When BP’s Deepwater…

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Posted in Environment Escambia County Politics

Broxson delivers on important Triumph amendment [podcast]

This week, the Florida Legislature passed the Triumph Gulf Coast funding bill that finally releases $300 million of the BP settlement funds to Northwest Florida,…

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Posted in Pensacola

What happened to City of Pensacola’s BP settlement funds? You may be surprised

In August 2015, the City of Pensacola announced that it had reached agreement with BP on its oil spill claim. The one-time windfall had the…

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Posted in Environment Escambia County Pensacola

Pensacola mayor wants a piece of Triumph pie

Mayor Ashton Hayward doesn’t want the Escambia Board of County Commissioners to be the sole body that decides how the county’s share of the BP…

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Posted in Environment Escambia County Florida Politics

Corcoran outlines path for Triumph Gulf Coast bill

Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran outlined the path for funding projects with the $300 million settlement from BP oil spill earmarked for Northwest Florida. “I…

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Orange Beach gets $15 million BP settlement

Patience paid off for the City of Orange Beach, Ala. Last Friday, the city and BP finalized $15 million settlement over its economic loss claim…

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Nelson: We should not have to wait any longer on BP claims

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) today fired off a letter to Patrick Juneau, the court-appointed administrator of the BP oil spill claims fund, calling him…

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Posted in Business

Inweekly: Giant Killers, inside mass torts

How does a law firm take on Corporate America? What did it take to get British Petroleum to agree to a settlement for the Deepwater…

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Posted in BP Disaster Business

Sea monsters and BP oil spill

The Bellona Foundation reports the Louisiana shrimpers are reporting an ever-rising rash of horrifically mutated shrimp, crabs and other sea life covered with oozing growths…

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