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The Buzz 4/24/14

The Buzz 4/24/14

UWF Faculty Wants Pay Raises Over the past eight years, the faculty and staff at the University of West Florida have suffered a 16.3 percent salary reduction in inflation-adjusted terms, and it is [...]

Outtakes—Releasing BP

Outtakes—Releasing BP

The Environmental Protection Agency lifted in March its ban imposed on BP. For me, the decision felt like hearing a serial killer had been granted a pardon and released into our community. BP’s [...]

Arts, Community and Dialogue

Arts, Community and Dialogue

Gulf Future Coalition’s New Approach to Community Organizing By Jessica Forbes As the fourth anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion approaches, one group—Gulf Future [...]

Outtakes 8/15/13

Outtakes 8/15/13

NOT SO FAST On August 5, BP requested in federal court in New Orleans that the judge suspend any settlement payments for claims resulting from the Deepwater Horizon explosion that spewed 210 million [...]

Outtakes 7/4/13

Outtakes 7/4/13

HAPPY BIRTHDAY For 14 years, the Independent News has fought for this community. You have watched us grow, change and mature as your advocate. Our voice, style and look have evolved over the [...]

The Gulf Coast’s Big Plan

The Gulf Coast’s Big Plan

Drawing Up the RESTOREation Blueprint by Jeremy Morrison The federal government and BP are still entrenched in the courtroom in New Orleans and it remains to be seen what bounty eventual Clean [...]

The Buzz 5/9/13

The Buzz 5/9/13

Oil Spill Restoration Hits Northwest Florida Millions of dollars look to be headed to Florida to fund environmental restoration efforts following the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Much of [...]

Chamber Finds BP Gift Cards

Chamber Finds BP Gift Cards

Located in Least Likely Spot By Walker Holmes The Greater Pensacola Chamber, Escambia County Clerk of Court Pam Childers and the Escambia County Commission were relieved to report yesterday the [...]

2012 Year In Review

2012 Year In Review

Our Top Cover Stories of the Year by In Staff By IN Staff The Independent News earned its reputation once again for no-holds-barred reporting, with no “sacred cows.” Our reporting earned us [...]

A Peek in the Petri Dish

A Peek in the Petri Dish

Federal Study Visits Florida, Explores Oil Spill Health Impacts By Jeremy Morrison He isn’t just dealing with a mysterious cough or unexplainable skin irritations. Orvind Johnson doesn’t have [...]

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