Posted in Pensacola

Bruce Beach amenities part of another grant application

Last week, we discovered that the DEP construction plans for the fish hatchery at Bruce Beach did not have many of the amenities that Mayor…

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Posted in Environment

Santa Rosa approves RESTORE projects

After a 45-day public review and comment period, the Santa Rosa County Commissioners approved submittal of the Santa Rosa County Multi-Year Implementation Plan (MYIP) to…

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Fish Hatchery and Pensacola Beach Ferry Service make final list

Today the Federal and State natural resources Trustees released the final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) and Phase III Early Restoration Plan (ERP) for the…

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Posted in BP Disaster Environment

Hatchery one step closer to reality

Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel Vinyard announced yesterday in Panama City that several Florida Panhandle counties are slated for about $90 million worth…

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Posted in Environment Jeremy's Notebook

Oil Spill Funding Workshop

There is a workshop this weekend geared toward educating the public on how best to plug into the RESTORE Act and NRDA processes resulting from…

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$58 Million for NRDA Projects

A number of Northwest Florida projects received funds today as part of the Natural Resource Damage Assessment process associated with the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil…

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Posted in BP Disaster Environment Escambia County News

BP’s Early Restoration Dollars, Round Two

The public will have the opportunity tonight to review and comment on a recently released plan from the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment trustees….

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Posted in BP Disaster Environment Escambia County News Politics

Miller on Possible BP Settlement Option

The U.S. government and BP are in settlement talks over how much the oil company will be paying as a result of the 2010 spill…

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Escambia Lands First Florida NRDA Project

The first Florida project funded under the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Early Restoration Projects (ERP) will begin next week. The project involves improvements to…

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