The once vilified BP is now being commended for its efforts in helping to attract visitors back to the Gulf Coast. The oil company is spending more than $230 million in its efforts.
By Kristan Wiggins on January 16th, 2015 | Last updated: January 16, 2015 at 10:50 am
Dept. of Health proposes selection committee to award Charlotte’s Web licenses – In advance of its Feb. 4 medical marijuana policy meeting, the Department of Health drafted a proposal of how to implement the Charlotte’s Web law. The draft lays […]
By Claudia Marina on April 21st, 2014 | Last updated: April 21, 2014 at 10:40 am
4 years later, thousands await BP payouts – Since the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, thousands of Gulf Coast businesses and individuals have filed claims in Florida and are still waiting on reimbursement. Out of the 55,000 claims filed in […]
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By Chip Skambis on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: April 19, 2013 at 6:41 pm
The Oil Spill Commission Action issued its annual report card Wednesday. The report stated that the Gulf of Mexico is a safer than three years go, but there are still important things to do.
BP oil spill gulf coast restoration – Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council held its final public hearings session regarding the 2010 BP oil spill at the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute in St. Petersburg Wednesday. The council is responsible for […]
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By Maggie Schwartzman on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 10:29 pm
The trial over the 2010 British Petroleum oil spill began Monday. Three years later, some business owners say they can still feel the financial effects of the disaster.
By Meg Wagner on January 29th, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 5:13 pm
Judge OKs $4B BP oil spill criminal settlement – USA TODAY – A U.S. judge has approved an agreement for British oil giant BP to plead guilty to manslaughter and pay $4 billion for the company’s role in the 2010 […]
By Alexys Martinez on September 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 9:44 pm
With this weekend marking the two-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, scientists, fishery experts and government officials will meet at the Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Symposium in St. Pete Beach, where they will share their research findings.
By Chip Skambis on April 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:29 am
Today is the two-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Coastal towns and their residents, not to mention the environment, all suffered from the spill but now measures to correct any wrongs are going into place. U.S. democratic […]
By Chip Skambis on April 19th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 10:56 pm
Two-years after the Deep Water Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, how safe is seafood from the Gulf of Mexico? Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with University of Florida Food Science Professor and Seafood Safety Specialist Steve Otwell […]