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fl-dep-logo-150TALLAHASSEE- The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is expanding its efforts to restore Silver Springs and Kings Bay by finalizing restoration goals and committing $2.5 million to water quality improvement projects.

edward-ball-wakulla-springs-contest-richard-hamell-249x187TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) celebrates April as Water Conservation Month and Florida’s efforts to protect the state’s water resources and supply.

child-recycling-249x187TALLAHASSEE – As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) encourages everyone to celebrate responsibly by practicing green living tips on March 17 and throughout the year.

florida-civil-rights-hall-of-fame-logo-200TALLAHASSEE – Three icons whose unyielding commitment to equality and human dignity helped shape modern Florida have been selected as the inaugural group of inductees into the new Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame.

adam-hasner-300Adam Hasner, a candidate for the Florida Senate, had breakfast at Myra Jeans in Crawfordville on Monday morning, Jan 23, with members of the public.

Judge-Carroll-Investiture-20-Jan-12An investiture ceremony for Circuit Judge Kevin J. Carroll was held on January 20, 2012, at the Leon County Courthouse.

larry-cable-guy-alligator-special-275PONTE VEDRA BEACH -- Alligator research underway at Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve (GTM NERR) will be in the national spotlight in an upcoming segment of Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy, airing on Jan. 25, 2012, on The History Channel.

nftca-logo-249x187The Northwest Florida Transportation Corridor Authority (NFTCA) is legislatively charged with planning and developing transportation improvements to relieve congestion on the US98 Corridor throughout Northwest Florida, including not only the east-west corridor, but also north- south reliever routes from US 98 to Interstate 10.

2012-green-resolutions-249x187TALLAHASSEE – As the year 2012 kicks off and New Year’s resolutions begin to fill the air, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) encourages Floridians to consider resolutions that have a positive impact not only on themselves, but also on the state’s environment.

deepwater horizons response logo square 200Governor’s Executive Order Number 10-191

Please click here to view Executive Order 10-191, regarding an extension of Governor Charlie Crist’s declaration of a State of Emergency due to ongoing economic impact from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

pitch-in-pump-out-imageTALLAHASSEE – This week the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Clean Vessel Act (CVA) grant program launched a new awareness campaign, Pitch In-Pump Out, to inform marinas and boaters about keeping Florida’s waterways clean through proper disposal of boater sewage.

deepwater horizons response logo square 200August 24, 2010

A key element of the Deepwater Horizon Response is to ensure that any concentration of oil and dispersants remaining as a result of the oil spill or the response operations are not a threat to the public health or safety.

deepwater horizons response logo square 200TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Children and Families announced today that BP has agreed to provide $3 million that will allow the agency and its community partners to maintain behavioral health and substance abuse services to individuals living and working in eight coastal counties affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

deepwater horizons response logo square 200TALLAHASSEE – In response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Florida Department of Health (DOH) in coordination with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Gulf coast impacted counties has established new long-term criteria for the issuance and rescission of health advisories due to the oil spill that impacted Florida’s northwest coast.

deepwater horizons response logo square 200Message of the day:  Where has all the oil gone?

oil-spill-diagram-aug-1TALLAHASSEE- -The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced today that a new analysis shows Southern Florida, the Florida Keys, and the East Coast are unlikely to experience any effects from the remaining oil on the surface of the Gulf as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

deepwater horizons response logo square 200TALLAHASSEE- -The State Emergency Response Team, in coordination with US Coast Guard officials, and county partners will today begin rightsizing Florida’s response efforts to the Deepwater Horizon incident.

deepwater horizons response logo square 200TALLAHASSEE – Under the leadership of Governor Charlie Crist, the State Emergency Response Team and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are actively coordinating and responding to the Deepwater Horizon incident.

deepwater horizons response logo square 200NEW ORLEANS — NOAA will re-open 26,388 square miles of Gulf waters to commercial and recreational fishing on Thursday. 

deepwater horizons response logo square 200TALLAHASSEE – Under the leadership of Governor Charlie Crist, the State Emergency Response Team and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are actively coordinating and responding to the Deepwater Horizon incident.

manatee pic 150TALLAHASSEE - Governor Charlie Crist recently signed a proclamation honoring July as Florida Rivers Month, recognizing the importance of protecting the more than 50,000 miles of rivers and streams flowing throughout the state.

Nearshore-oil-trajectory-for-july-21-smallThe links below are diagrams of the updated nearshore surface oil forecast files for the Mississippi Canyon 252 incident.  These are for 1200 on July 19, July 20, and July 21.

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