Posted in Environment State & National News

DEP opposes offshore drilling

Today, in advance of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s public meeting on the Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas leasing program today in Tallahassee,…

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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 Escambia County News Pensacola Politics

Port as Offshore-Drilling Pitstop?

The Global 1200 is the latest gargantuan fixture up at Pensacola’s port. It’s a whopper of a vessel, with steel braids of cranes and infrastructure…

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Posted in BP Disaster

Fox News and WSJ side with BP

The anti-Obama Conservatives are lining up with BP against the communities damaged by the Deepwater Horizon well. On this weekend’s John Fund of The Wall…

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Coastkeeper update

Press release: Flow rate update, with information from the Incident Command: The National Incident Command’s Flow Rate Technical Group (FRTG) has developed an independent estimate…

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Meek: Too small to fail

Congressman Kendrick Meek, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, stopped by the IN offices for a few minutes before his meeting with the PNJ editorial…

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Beast Corps: Notes on Meek’s Forum on Offshore drilling

From Beast Corps correspondent Logan Harrison: Timeline: • Arrived at 7:03 • Talked about being on the road all day, took bathroom break…. • Left…

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“BP is flying by the seat of its pants”

That’s what Florida CFO Alex Sink says about the claims processing of British Petroleum. Read my exclusive interview with Sink on the The Daily Beast….

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Sink’s day in Pensacola

By Sean Boone Federal and state officials were in Pensacola today to address emergency efforts for the Deep Horizon oil spill bearing down on Florida’s…

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