Tag: oil spill

Official: No evidence of BP oil remnants affecting Key West

Great news everyone! We received word today that the BP/Transocean oil well in the northern Gulf of Mexico was declared officially dead and that there was no evidence of BP oil remnants affecting the Florida Keys region. Click here for a press release with more information.

Wedding carbon offsets & an oil spill update

Moved by the devastating effects of the recent oil spill, one of our Swankey couples are giving their wedding guests carbon offsets in lieu of a table gift or traditional favors. Businesses, such as major airlines, have been participating in carbon reduction programs for years. Many companies, such as TerraPass, are encouraging participation from every […]

Oil Spill Update: Florida Sentry program confirms low risk to Florida Keys

A statement released by the Horizon Deepwater Response team on June 11, 2010 confirms that the risk remains low for the Florida Keys from the BP oil spill. The Florida Peninsula Command Center reported Friday night that surface and aerial monitoring of waters off the west coast of Florida, south of the panhandle and the […]

Key West’s waters are oil-free

Heather Carruthers posted this video and makes valid points: The tragic, devastating BP oil spill that is damaging parts of the Gulf Coast has not impacted the environment of the Florida Keys. The economic impact is being felt nonetheless, as erroneous assumptions that the Keys have been struck abound. Scientific predictions are that, if any […]

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