Category Archives: Escambia County

Escambia County is the westernmost county in the U.S. state of Florida. The 2000 population was 294,210. The U.S. Census Bureau 2005 estimate for the county is 296,772. Its county seat is Pensacola.

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Guy Harvey Save Our Gulf

Guy Harvey Save Our Gulf Gulf oil spill research gets artistic boost from Guy Harvey contest In April 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill dumped an estimated 5 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, adversely impacting … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Florida Escambia County Underwater Tar Mats

Florida Escambia County Underwater Tar Mats BP searching for underwater tar mats near Northwest Florida beaches BP has completed a tactical plan for locating and removing underwater tar mats near Northwest Florida shores, and specialized equipment is being moved in … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Escambia County Florida

Escambia County Florida Oil Spill: BP targets submerged oil by Travis Griggs • tgriggs@pnj.com BP cleanup contractors said they will be stepping up efforts in coming weeks to collect tons of buried oil and tar beneath the surface of beaches … Continue reading

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