Posted in Environment

EPA partially deletes Pensacola Superfund site

PENSACOLA, Fla.  (Oct. 29, 2019) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that in Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 the agency deleted all or…

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Posted in Politics

Gaetz explains EPA stance: ‘I am a conservationist at heart’

Congressman Matt Gaetz took to Facebook to explain his bill that would abolish the Environmental Protection Agency. We missed his scheduled radio interview on “Pensacola…

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Posted in Environment Federal

Gaetz finds co-sponsors for bill to abolish EPA

Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-Fort Walton Beach) found three co-sponsors for his bill to abolish the Environmental Protection Agency by the end of 2018 (H.R.861): Barry…

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Posted in Environment Federal

Buzz: Gaetz wants to abolish EPA

Huffington Post has reported that Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-Fort Walton Beach) has drafted a bill to “completely abolish” the Environmental Protection Agency. The email on…

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Posted in Business

Century, Fla. awarded EPA revitalization grant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today the selection of five communities in Florida to receive Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund and Cleanup (ARC) grants…

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Posted in Environment

Escambia Commissioner reaches out to EPA about Wedgewood

Escambia County Commissioner Lumon May plans to meet with federal Environmental Protection Agency officials during his trip to Washington, D.C., later this month to seek…

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Posted in Environment Jeremy's Notebook

EPA Grants DeSoto Canyon Drilling Amendment

The Environmental Protection Agency has granted an Australian oil company a revision to its Gulf of Mexico drilling permit that allows for an increased amount…

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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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