The Florida Department of Health’s Public Health Toxicology section has completed a health consultation for hydrogen sulfide gas emissions from the Rolling Hills landfill, located in the Wedgewood
Escambia County adopted a Local Preference Initiative on September 16, 2013, to improve local business access to bidding on vehicles and equipment being sought for purchase by the County. The initiative took effect October 1, 2013. The Escambia County website, MyEscambia.com, has implemented an alert specifically for businesses and residents interested in updates regarding Purchasing, a division of Budget and Management Services.
Today, an Administrative Law judge within the Division of Administrative Hearings issued a Recommneded Order in the Rolling Hills matter that upheld the Florida Department of Envinronmental Protection's (FDEP) request to revoke the Rolling Hills permit. The parties can file exceptions to the Recommended Order within 15 days and the agency is expected to issue a Final Order revoking the Rolling Hill's permit after the 15 days have passed.
Traffic on Interstate 10 over the Escambia Bay Bridge will encounter lane restrictions today and tomorrow as crews repair highway lighting. Lane restrictions will be in effect from 9 a.m.
Escambia County Extension and the University of Florida IFAS will host an Ag Saves Workshop Series beginning Tuesday, March 24. This four-session series of interactive workshops will focus on the basics of securing your farm’s financial future and will be offered locally at the Walnut Hill Community Center, 7850 Florida 97. In addition to learning from featured speakers, participants will receive a Farm Journal Legacy Project Workbook to help walk their family through the succession planning process.