This is the pass leading into Escambia Bay, Blackwater Bay, the Sound, and other inland water ways in our area. Oil has been spotted coming through the pass.
The pass is being closed today for skimming.
How would you like your fish? 10W30 or 10W40?
Our federal government (both political parties) has acted more like a BP subsidiary than an oversight agency. According to today's Pensacola News Journal, the number of oil spills and safety violations in the last ten years has grown steadily, with BP being the leading offender - yet very little was done. All of which has resulted in the current crisis.
Worst of all, there is a good chance that this oil geyser could continue spewing oil for months, completely ruining this area, representing a "new normal" for us.