Posted in Environment Jeremy's Notebook

Singing the Drilling-Blues Down at the Library

Environmentalists are at the Pensacola downtown library, waving signs and singing songs. They are protesting an oil company’s request to waive emission standards for a…

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Posted in Environment Jeremy's Notebook

Local EPA Hearing on Gulf Drilling Permit

The Environmental Protection Agency has scheduled a public hearing on BHP Billiton Petroleum’s request to waive current emission regulations in pursuit of oil and natural…

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Posted in Environment News

Eastern Gulf Lease Sales

Lease sales 225 and 226. Those are the ones to watch. Those are the sales in the Easter portion of the Gulf of Mexico off…

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Posted in Escambia County News Pensacola Politics State & National News

Connie Mack Attack

The frontline of a political campaign is not for the weak stomached. The scripts and variables are fluid. It can get awkward and painful to…

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Posted in BP Disaster

We are still looking at August to cap BP well

According to Adm. Thad Allen, the National Incident Commander, BP is in position to move forward, when the weather conditions allow, to put a second…

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Should MMS require relief wells?

Maybe a more productive requirement from new and improved Minerals Management Service would be to require all current to begin drilling relief wells. The wells…

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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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Daily Drilling Report for Deepwater Horizon

The Daily Drilling Report reveals what may have caused the explosion. According to BP, “before, during or after the cement job, an undetected influx of…

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Exclusive: BP screwed up Exxon Valdez cleanup, too

I have been trying to get a handle on what we can truly expect from British Petroleum with this Gulf oil spill. Earlier in the…

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