Posted in Escambia County

DEP sends Rolling Hills owner violation notice and $10K fine

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has sent South Palafox Properties LLC, owner of the Rolling Hills landfill, a notice of violation. On February 13,…

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Posted in Pensacola

Buzz: FDEP opens investigation into Pensacola Tanyards project

Last Friday, Emerald Coastkeeper Laurie Murphy called Inweekly to say that the Florida Department of Environment Protection has begun to investigate alleged violations at the…

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Posted in Escambia County

Escambia County Commissioner Wilson Robertson honored

Last Friday, local, regional and state representatives gathered for the dedication of the new Wilson B. Robertson Boat and Canoe Launch, located at 11800 Mobile…

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Posted in Environment

DEP hammers Rolling Hills dump

On Thursday, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection revoked the permit for the Rolling Hills Construction and Demolition Debris Disposal Facility and said that it…

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Posted in Politics State & National News

Latvala: DEP land sale program has been a disaster

By Jim Turner THE News Service of FLorida A legislatively approved initiative to sell surplus park lands to raise money to buy more environmentally sensitive…

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Posted in Environment News Pensacola

Dolphins in Bayou Texar

It’s not something you see everyday. Pensacola City Councilman Larry B. Johnson had never seen it before. “I’ve lived on Bayou Texar since 1989,” the…

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Posted in BP Disaster

Perdido Pass system is working

From Thompson Engineering: As most of you are aware, over the past few weeks, Thompson Engineering has been under contract to install a prototype steel…

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Pensacola Beach is the Wild West

Who is in charge of the cleanup/cover up activities on Pensacola Beach? Heavy equipment is destroying the beach daily. I have a confirmed report from…

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Beach Resident reacts to Health Department’s Advisory

It was distressing to read the article on the front page of the Pensacola News Journal today in which it was reported that John Lanza…

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