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In The News: Floridians Wait on BP Buyouts, FSU Engineering School, Disney Offers Workers Raise, Craft Brews in Danger

By 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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Graham says Gulf is safer since spill, but needs restoration

By 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.

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In the News: gulf coast restoration, fraternity charity walk, military helicopters, Gainesville transit system

By on March 14th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 1:48 pm

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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Negative effects of BP oil spill linger for Florida businesses

By 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.

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In the News: BP oil spill settlement, Sarasota tightrope, Corvette carjacking, Doritos Super Bowl commercial

By 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 [...]

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Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Symposium marks two-year anniversary of oil spill

By 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.

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Restoration projects begin two years after BP oil spill

By 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 [...]

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University researchers say seafood safe 2 years after BP oil spill in the Gulf

By 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 [...]

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Marine life two years after the BP oil spill

By on April 17th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 10:56 pm

The two year anniversary of the BP oil spill is approaching this Friday.  The deadly oil rig explosion resulted in 11 deaths and billions of gallons of oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM Tershone Phillips reports on the effects and [...]

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Florida tourism improving two years after BP oil rig explosion

By on April 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 10:57 pm

The two-year anniversary of the deadly BP oil spill is approaching this week. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports on how Florida’s tourism is bouncing back.

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