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Nelson pushes White House to release RESTORE funds

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) met with city and county leaders as part of a push to get the administration to release hundreds of millions…

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Posted in BP Disaster Business

Merrill appointed by Gov. Scott to RESTORE board

Governor Rick Scott announced yesterday six appointments to the Gulf Consortium. The one most familiar to Pensacola is Collier Merrill, president of the Merrill Land…

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More RESTORE: Stormwater, Draft Department of Tresaury Regulations Discussed Monday Evening

Learning continues to be the name of the game for Escambia County’s RESTORE Act Advisory Committee. The committee, tasked with (eventually) recommending projects for funding…

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Posted in Environment

Health and Environment before the RESTORE Act Advisory Committee

Adding to the body of knowledge intended to guide them in their eventual project recommendations, the Escambia County RESTORE Act Advisory Committee heard from speakers…

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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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NAACP, Perdido on RESTORE’s Plate

The Escambia County RESTORE Advisory Committee meets this afternoon. Members will further discuss the body’s bylaws and also hear additional presentations from the community. Tony…

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Posted in Environment

Sustainable Development, Leveraging RESTORE

A presentation tomorrow evening will focus on sustainable development, and how such an approach can benefit local communities. The presentation— entitled Sensible Sustainable Development: Leveraging…

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Posted in Jeremy's Notebook

RESTORE Tour Kicks Off in Pensacola

Many of the attendees at Monday’s Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council public input session sported stickers that read ‘RESTORING Our Environment RESTORES Our Economy.’ The…

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RESTORE Reminder

The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council is hosting a meeting tonight in an effort to gather public input on an initial draft of its Comprehensive…

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