Emerald Coastkeeper's Updates

Mark your calendars!! 2012 Pharmaceutical Take-Back Event!

The next Pharmaceutical Take-Back Event is scheduled for Saturday, April 28, 2012! 

Escambia to vote to clean up Saufley Landfill

Written by

Jamie Page, Pensacola News Journal

Escambia County commissioners tonight will vote on a contract to cleanup and close the abandoned Saufley Field Landfill.

Proposed measure could bring BP fine money to Gulf Coast

Five states would get 80 percent of payments

Written by
Deborah Barfield Berry

Bacteria Advisory Warnings

Rocky Bayou State Park in Okaloosa county is no longer under an advisory warning! All conditions have returned to "good" status and it is open for public enjoyment! 

Liza Jackson Park, however, is still under an advisory warning. 

Bacteria Advisory Warnings in Okaloosa County

Rocky Bayou State Park and Liza Jackson Park in Okaloosa County are currently under advisory warning per the Florida Department of Health's Healthy Beaches Program. 

Oil-Spill Workers Sought for Heath Effect Study

Federal researchers will be in Terrebonne Parish on Wednesday, looking for cleanup workers willing to participate in a $17.8 million study of long-term health effects from last year's Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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The Problem Won't Go Away By Ignoring It Exists!

Federal officials chose to exclude the Deepwater Horizon spill from an economic analysis of the risks associated with oil exploration in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a draft document made public Tuesday. (http://blog.al.com/live/2011/11/feds_ignore_bp_spill_in_impact.html)

BP wants U.S. probes barred from oil spill lawsuits

11:00 PM, Nov. 8, 2011 via PNJ; Associated Press

The companies involved in the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history are trying to prevent government investigations blaming them for the disaster from being used against them by the people and businesses who are suing them.

Evidence shows Gulf oil spill caused widespread ecological damage

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