Topic: Escambia County
Local officials complain about lack of urgency in the federal Gulf oil spill response. Here are five reasons that the government seems to be dragging its heels.
07/01/2010 08:46 pm
Hundreds of beachgoers told health officials they felt unwell after swimming last week at oil spill-affected Pensacola Beach, Fla. Scientists cite many unknowns about the safety of swimming and working around the spill.
07/01/2010 04:16 pm
The Gulf oil spill has killed local wildlife not only with oil but also in cleanup efforts. It may have changed the behavior of some animals, too. But its hard for scientists to draw a direct link.
06/25/2010 10:38 am
Claims problems and mixed messages from the Gulf oil spill unified command structure has local leaders from Pensacola to Plaquemines Parish fuming as the Gulf comes under what some call a 'tarball attack.'
06/24/2010 01:45 pm
Tar balls have been seen near Pensacola Beach, Florida as the BP Gulf oil spill continues a month and a half after the Deepwater Horizon well explosion.
06/04/2010 02:00 pm
The next chance for stopping the Gulf oil spill won't come until two relief wells meant to plug the reservoir for good are finished in August.
06/03/2010 12:17 pm
BP CEO says BP and its oil containment booms had been successful in keeping most of the oil away from the eastern coast.
06/03/2010 10:59 am
Efforts to curb the effects of the worst oil spill in US history have hit multiple snags.
06/02/2010 04:17 pm
Engineers may have to bring in a second saw to finish the cut-and-cap operation.
06/02/2010 01:48 pm
While robots attempt to stop the BP oil spill, crude oil is getting closer to beaches on the Florida Gulf coast.
06/02/2010 10:23 am