UF News Releases
In the News…
Article in “The Advocate” a Baton Rouge, LA e-newspaper has some quotes from Dr. Brian Mayers talk regarding BP compensation. http://theadvocate.com/home/4977287-125/meeting-assesses-deepwater-impact
WKRG.com Channel 5 News reports that Alabama waters open 2 weeks early for brown shrimp season. Watch video coverage of this story here.
BP Oil Spill Still Drowning Business It’s been two years since an oil rig owned by British Petroleum ruptured, spewing over 200-million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The leak has been capped for over a year. But as GTN’s Kimberly Howard shows us, businesses in …
University of Maryland Medical Center. “Broader Psychological Impact of 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill“ ScienceDaily, 17 Feb. 2011. Web. 23 Feb. 2012.
Stressed Out: The Gulf Oil Spill Impacted Hundreds of Thousands of Floridians Mentally, Economically, and Legally. Explore Magazine. J. Glenn Morris, Jr. (Healthy Gulf, Healthy Communities project investigator) and Bill Mahan (an extension agent with the Florida Sea Grant program in Franklin County) are cited. Click here for .pdf version of this article.
A Year After the Spill, “Unusual” Rise in Health Problems; National Geographic; The work of Lynn Grattan (Healthy Gulf, Healthy Communities researcher) is cited.
ON THE CALENDAR
BRACE: Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies
Catholic Charities, Northwest Florida
Cedar Key Aquaculture Association
Community Resource Associates
Emerald Coast Counseling
Florida Asset Building Coalition (FABC) and Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University
The Florida Center for Prevention Research
Florida Division of Children and Families, Circuit 1
Franklin’s Promise Coalition, Inc.
Island Fresh Seafood
Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Alabama Department of Public Health
RAISE Florida Network - War on Poverty - Florida, Inc..
SAFER: Support Alliance for Emergency Readiness
Steinhatchee River Chamber of Commerce
United Way Escambia County
University of Florida Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences; Franklin County Extension
Wakulla County Coalition for Youth