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Remembering Deepwater Horizon

Remembering Deepwater Horizon

By Rick Outzen Last month, the movie “Deepwater Horizon” hit the Pensacola movie theaters. The film, starring Mark Wahlberg and Kurt Russell, depicted the day in April 2010 when the Deepwater [...]

Outtakes—Going to the Movies

Outtakes—Going to the Movies

By Rick Outzen On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon exploded nearly 50 miles of the shores of Louisiana, killing 11 men and spewing over 210 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of [...]

Buzz 3/22/12

Buzz 3/22/12

FRESH OIL? Nearly two years after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, pilot Bonny Schumaker is still seeing what looks like oil streaming from the Deepwater Horizon site. “It didn’t take any [...]

Keeping Everyone in the Boat

Keeping Everyone in the Boat

COMMISSIONER WORKS ON ALLOCATION OF RESTORATION DOLLARS by RICK OUTZEN Friday, July 15 marked one year since BP shut the leak caused by an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform off [...]

Outtakes 4/21/11

Outtakes 4/21/11

BEYOND PERFECT We were slow to understand the true impact of the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig on April 20, 2010. Yes, 11 lives were lost, but we, in Pensacola, had been lulled into thinking [...]

BP BUILDS NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

BP BUILDS NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

WHAT COULD GO WRONG? By Walker Holmes BP has been quietly buying up the land in north Escambia County. Many have speculated that it was Gulf Power, but the oil giant admitted on Friday that it [...]

Winners & Losers 9.2.10

Winners KAREN SINDEL The rookie candidate fell just 152 votes short of beating incumbent Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino. With little money or name recognition, Sindel received more [...]