Posted in Environment

Escambia County Deploys Air Quality Monitors in the Wedgewood Neighborhood

Press Release: In an effort to address concerns from residents following the Florida Department of Health’s release of the Rolling Hills Landfill Health Consultation, the…

Continue Reading
Posted in Environment

DEP issues final order closing Rolling Hills

Shawn Hamilton, the director for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Northwest District office, issued this statement: After a thorough review of the Recommended Order…

Continue Reading
Posted in Environment

Fordham law students visit Wedgewood community

Dr. Gloria Horning is hosting a group of Fordham University Law students who are studying who has happened in the Wedgewood community, looking at the…

Continue Reading
Posted in Environment

FDOH: Wedgewood air identified as public health hazard

Yesterday the Florida Department of Health, Public Health Toxicology, mailed the community update to about 650 property owners near the Rolling Hills Landfill. This update…

Continue Reading
Posted in Environment News

Another blow dealt to Rolling Hills landfill

On Friday, March 13, Special Magistrate with the Office of Environmental Enforcement R. Todd Harris ruled against the management of the Rolling Hills Construction and…

Continue Reading
Posted in Environment

Judge upholds FDEP revocation of Rolling Hills permit

Today, Administrative Law Judge D.R. Alexander issued a Recommended Order in the Rolling Hills matter that upheld the Florida Department of Envinronmental Protection’s (FDEP) request…

Continue Reading
Posted in Business Education Environment Health

Weekend Buzz: Children, Cyber Warriors, LeaP and Wedgwood

The long-awaited decision for Ascension to build a regional children’s hospital in Pensacola has been made. The daily newspaper reports in its Monday edition that…

Continue Reading
Posted in Environment

People of Wedgwood (video)

The story of Wedgewood is not one of corporations and government bureaucracies. It’s the story of people, people who have seen loved ones suffer while…

Continue Reading
Posted in Environment

Raw emotions voiced at Wedgewood meeting on pits

The residents of Wedgewood weren’t much interested in the stricter ordinances being proposed to regulate borrow pits and construction & debris landfills. No, they made…

Continue Reading