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Ponies & Balloons Act…we are expendable to BP

Kindra Arnesan, wife of one of the fisherman who became ill while working the BP clean-up effort, speaks out. She gave this speech at a…

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Now Crist asks for $100M from BP

On May 17, Gov. Charlie Crist had in his office BP CEO Tony Hayward. Instead of pressing for money for the oil clean-up, the Florida…

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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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Latest BP Update, with subtitles, notes

As of May 18 UNDERWATER —-Subtitle “Don’t expect it to be stopped any time soon.” . The riser insertion tube tool (RITT) containment system is…

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Move EOC to Beach, Key or Downtown

BTW: I am boycotting the EOC – a facility set up miles away from our beaches, a facility that was built to be a bomb…

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Grover and Goodin met with BP in D.C.

I spoke with Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson this morning about his and Santa Rosa Commissioner Gordon Goodin’s meetings with the Coast Guard and British…

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Latest on BP Oil Spill

The oil spill is now 129 miles from the city of Pensacola. Based on the latest projection from NOAA, Escambia County is not anticipating any…

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Transcript of Olbermann interview

I really thought I sounded more literate and knowledgeable than this: OLBERMANN: That we know about the B.P. waiver agreement offering up to $5,000 to…

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State has BP $25 million; none reaching local level

I confirmed yesterday with the office of Florida CFO Alex Sink that the state has received the $25-million block grant from British Petroleum. However, local…

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