Posted in Environment

Idle No More

Idle No More—an indigenous-rights and environmental group based in Canada—will be holding events locally this week. The group is holding three separate events, each with…

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Posted in Politics

If you live downtown, shower Saturday night

ECUA Press Release: Downtown Pensacola Water Customers Will Experience Loss of Water on Sunday, January 20, 2013 Effective Sunday, January 20, 2013, from 5:00 a.m….

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Gulf Power uses ECUA water

Press Release: Gulf Power using millions of gallons of reclaimed water from ECUA Millions of gallons of reclaimed water now are flowing from ECUA to…

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Posted in BP Disaster

Ponies & Balloons Act…we are expendable to BP

Kindra Arnesan, wife of one of the fisherman who became ill while working the BP clean-up effort, speaks out. She gave this speech at a…

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BP is burning sea turtle alive

Mike Ellis is a boat captain who’s been rescuing the endangered Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles near Deepwater Horizon. He’s got some pretty horrifying news to…

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Commissioner says don’t believe BP

I returned to the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center for the first time in four weeks…and I got some memorable quotes and answers that reputed…

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IN May 27 issue

COVER STORY THREE’S COMPANY Less than a year ago Governor Charlie Crist was thought by many political analysts to be a shoe-in for Mel Martinez’s…

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Buzz: “…about this time the drill floor disappeared”

For novice Rick’s Blog readers, Buzz items are rumors and other unverified bits of information that come to me. More often than not they turn…

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BP cut corners at Deepwater

The Orlando Sentinel reports that have obtained documents that BP chose a less-expensive, less-reliable method for completing the Deepwater Horizon well. …BP’s choice of well…

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