Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

tar balls

Gulf oil spill likely to reach Florida Keys, Miami, report says

in Statewide by

Hundreds of skimming boats prepared Friday to return to calmer Gulf waters in the wake of Hurricane Alex and resume cleanup of the massive BP oil spill, which scientists now predict is likely to reach the Florida Keys and Miami in the months ahead. Using computer simulations based on 15 years of wind and ocean current data, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a report Friday showing a 61% to 80% chance of the oil spill reaching within 20 miles…

Keep Reading

The latest op-ed from Henry Boxlor: The oil is coming…the oil is coming!

in The Bay and the 'Burg by

No matter how many walks along the Beach President Obama makes, or the many wishes of Governor Crist that the oil won’t come, or the consistent ignoring by County Administrator Lasalla, or the prayers of Mayor Foster…THE OIL IS COMING. You just can’t dump that much crap into the Gulf of Mexico, heat it up, stir it with a couple of tropical storms, turn it into a crude oil casserole and expect that none of it will wind up on…

Keep Reading

Go to Top