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Environmental Protection Agency
On August 17, 2021, EPA released the National Coastal Condition Assessment, a scientifically rigorous survey of the nation’s estuarine and Great Lakes nearshore waters, and one of the four National Aquatic Resource Surveys (NARS). The National Coastal Condition Assessment (NCCA) reports on the health of estuarine…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. “Social…

BoatUS News
A Dive Into the 2020 U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Statistics Reveal How the Pandemic Affected Boating in Ways Just Beginning to be Understood ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 16, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard recently released the 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics, and reports of accidents, fatalities and injuries were…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 29, 2021 – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. &ldquo…

BoatUS News
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., – A bill that aims to both address the continuing vessel anchoring challenges facing some Florida counties while balancing the needs of responsible vessel operators became law yesterday with the signing of FL S.B. 1946 by Gov. Ron DeSantis. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS)…

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recreational fishing and boating continues to reach new and diverse audiences according to a new industry study from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The 2021 Special Report on Fishing found that: 19.7 million females went fishing in 2020, a 10%…

BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donating their boats to charity. Often this decision is made at the end of year just before the start of the new tax season. Waiting until the end of the year, however, could shortchange a boater’s potential…

BoatUS News
“Do I know how to be found in an emergency?” That’s a question every boater should ask at the beginning of the boating season. The answer, however, is likely to go far beyond simply having a cellphone aboard. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers five tips that can potentially…

BoatUS News
CLEWISTON, Fla., April 21, 2021 – In January, TowBoatUS Lake Allatoona, Georgia, was awarded “Tower of the Year” at the annual gathering of the nationwide TowBoatUS on-water towing and assistance fleet. Today, the company’s owner, Capt. Chris Day, is growing his 24-hour service that helps boaters…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 1, 2021 – Efforts by the ethanol industry to create a new federal rule that would weaken or eliminate important warning labels designed to prevent boaters and consumers from misfueling with prohibited higher-ethanol fuels at roadside gas pumps has Boat Owners Association of The United States…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., May 24, 2021 – The traditional kickoff of the summer boating season, Memorial Day weekend, is just days away, and TowBoatUS, the on-water towing service that gets boats home after they break down or run aground, is expecting a very busy 2021 summer boating season ahead with increased boating traffic…

Lake News
On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts. You…

BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast Guard’s…

BoatUS News
Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard…

Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)

11/5/2020 3:15:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
The mobile vendor policy change comes in the footsteps of a proposed food truck pilot program. That was canceled for a lack of interest.

11/5/2020 2:18:00 PM
Santa Barbara Independent
As the second largest chunk of Channel Islands National Park, and yet with a fraction of the visitors to Santa Cruz or Anacapa islands, Santa Rosa Island is a wonderland for lovers of nature and ...

11/5/2020 12:26:00 PM
USA Today
In a typical year, Escambia County Fire Rescue responds to “one or two structure fires a year” on Pensacola Beach. This week there have been three.

11/5/2020 7:29:25 AM
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PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Five lawsuit have been filed against Skanska USA on behalf of local businesses in Gulf Breeze, Pensacola Beach, and Pensacola. The law firm of Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz ...

11/4/2020 4:15:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
Polling sites in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties are open for an Election Day that experts say could set a record for voter turnout. Nearly 9 million Floridians had already voted by Monday, almost ...

11/4/2020 11:28:10 AM
Pensacola News Journal on
Navarre Beach firefighters were successful in their second attempt to establish a special fire district, which will give them access to state funding as well as retirement benefits for personnel.

11/4/2020 12:30:00 AM
USA Today
Williamson picked up 76.5% of the votes in the district, which includes Santa Rosa County and part of Okaloosa County. That accounted for 80,814 votes, according to the unofficial election results.

11/3/2020 7:09:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
Navarre Beach firefighters were successful in their second attempt to establish a special fire district, which will give them access to state funding as well as retirement benefits for personnel.

11/3/2020 4:00:00 PM
Navarre Press
Ron Fetter can name many of his former Navarre Beach Optimist Club members, but it makes him sad. He trails off midway, lost in time.

11/3/2020 10:48:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
Commuters can now travel to and from the Pensacola Beach Club on a free bus route meant to ease congestion on Garcon Point Bridge ...

11/3/2020 7:48:34 AM
The Independent on
Democrat is running against the controversial Gaetz, who said he would ‘never love a president again’ after Trump, in Florida’s first congressional district ...

11/2/2020 5:02:00 AM
The Navy completed an annual review of its Learning and Development Roadmaps (LaDRs) Nov. 2. LaDRs are documents that outline training and education milestones for each rating at each pay grade.

11/1/2020 10:05:41 AM
Center for Biological Diversity
In August 2016 the Service announced that it was officially delisting three of the four fox subspecies (the San Miguel Island, Santa Rosa Island and Santa Cruz Island foxes) — and was downlisting the ...

11/1/2020 3:00:53 AM (Pensacola) on
These energy efficient homes will feature 2x6 studs, spray foam insulation in the attic, Low E impact rated windows, a tankless gas water heater, a Nest thermostat, and a dual AC unit.

10/31/2020 1:57:00 AM
Sacramento Bee
Torrey pines only grow naturally in two places: the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Santa Rosa Island in the Channel Islands National Park – about 25 miles offshore of the city of Santa ...

10/30/2020 2:09:00 PM
People living on the barrier islands of Perdido Key and Santa Rosa Island, near Pensacola, were ordered to evacuate, along with parts of downtown Pensacola and other low-lying areas.

10/30/2020 11:19:00 AM
Seeking Alpha
This little one walked right up to us on Pensacola Beach Pensacola Beach I created this model portfolio for retirees because even though there are already a lot of articles written about stocks ...

10/29/2020 5:00:00 PM
By Cryptologic Technician (Technical) 1st Class Kyle A. Whitaker, Information Warfare Training Command Corry Station. PENSACOLA, FL. – While serving aboard USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) during a patrol in ...

10/29/2020 3:12:00 PM
WKRG News 5
For the most part, Hurricane Zeta spared Northwest Florida, but it’s what’s coming after the storm that has authorities on Pensacola beach worried. Water ...

10/29/2020 10:13:00 AM
Pensacola News Journal
Pensacola, is holding a town hall for Gulf Breeze and Pensacola Beach businesses hurt by Hurricane Sally and the loss of the Three-mile Bridge.

10/29/2020 9:36:00 AM
Digital Journal
Heroman Services Plant Company, specializing in interior landscaping, is discussing why doctors think that indoor plants may be able to assist in decreasing influenza and virus incidences. The ...

10/29/2020 12:49:00 AM
USA Today
"Next year will be different. March we reopen and I'm sure all the hotels will be open and everybody will be ready to go on vacation again." ...

10/29/2020 12:43:00 AM
USA Today
"If he wasn’t found, he would have died. Please, if you know anything, please come forward and say something." ...

10/29/2020 12:05:54 AM
Center for Biological Diversity
The endangered San Miguel Island fox, Santa Rosa Island fox, Santa Cruz Island fox, and San Clemente Island fox each hail from the island corresponding to their name. MIGRATION: Restricted to their ...

10/28/2020 9:28:00 PM
Pensacola News Journal
A tornado warning has been issued for Pace until 7:15 p.m. The previous tornado warning issued for southern Escambia County and Eastern Escambia County has been rescinded.  Update 6:25 p.m.: A tornado ...

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