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2-4-6-8 how do you negotiate?

2-4-6-8 how do you negotiate?

When you buy a house, you negotiate the sales price. When you buy a car, you negotiate the bottom dollar on the car. When you take a new job, you negotiate the salary and terms of your employment. Very few things in life are set in stone – most things are negotiable. Our county seems […]

5 Things to Know in Florida for July 3

5 Things to Know in Florida for July 3

  Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about in Florida today. Attorney General Bondi discusses BP oil spill settlement Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says a settlement with oil company BP prevents going down a “black hole” of litigation. During a news conference at the Port of Tampa […]

Gulf states reach $18.7B settlement with BP

Gulf states reach $18.7B settlement with BP

BP and five Gulf states announced an $18.7 billion settlement Thursday that resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the energy giant’s oil spill in 2010. The settlement money will be used to resolve the Clean Water Act penalties; resolve natural resources damage claims; settle economic claims; and resolve […]

Midnight deadline for oil spill settlement claims

Midnight deadline for oil spill settlement claims

With a midnight deadline approaching to file claims under a 2012 settlement over the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the claims administrator said he expected a last-minute rush of filers. “There’s always a rush, for myriad reasons,” Patrick Juneau said in a telephone interview last week. Juneau said more than 328,000 claims had been […]

NRDA funding for Navarre Beach reefs

NRDA funding for Navarre Beach reefs

Santa Rosa County expects to receive $1.3 million to build an artificial reef off of Navarre Beach while expanding the two existing reefs. The money will come from the Natural Resource Damage Assessment fund, part of the agreement with BP following the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. A total of $11.4 million has […]

Four years after the oil spill

Four years after the oil spill

April 20, 2010. Some may have trouble remembering what happened nearly four years ago, but as soon as the words “oil spill” are mentioned, they immediately remember and many local residents have vivid of memories of the spring and summer of 2010. It didn’t take long for experts and members of the media to determine […]