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Tampa will use some BP money on Riverfront Park

The City of Tampa will use some money from the settlement with BP over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster to help fund redevelopment on the west side of the Hillsborough River. The city’s...

La Gaceta Publisher Patrick Mantaiga tackles five issues affecting Hillsborough and Tampa

Today on Radioactivity, Host Rob Lorei talks with Patrick Mantaiga, publisher of trilingual newspaper La Gaceta. In a column published last week, Mantaiga addressed five contentious issues affecting Hillsborough County and Tampa: the formula for...

Florida to get $3.25 billion from BP in Gulf oil disaster settlement

Florida to get $3.25 billion from BP in Gulf oil disaster settlement

5 years later, effects from the BP oil spill still felt in the Gulf today

5 years later, effects from the BP oil spill still felt in the Gulf today

Florida residents asked how to spend $4 million for marine research after BP oil disaster

Residents at Maderia Beach city hall asked how they want to spend $4 million for Florida marine research

Here’s why you should care about the health of the Gulf of Mexico

Here's why you should care about the Gulf of Mexico

A firsthand look at the oil spill from aboard a US Coast Guard plane

As oil from the underwater geyser has now reached all five of the Gulf states, the Coast Guard monitors the scope of the spill. WMNF took off from the US Coast Guard Clearwater Air Station...

Hands Across the Sand Fuels Local Support

Since the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion on April 20th, hundreds of thousands of barrels of oil continue to gush into the Gulf. This Saturday, the public anger against BP rose above the level: thousands...

Protestors urge nationalization of BP

Today, protesters gathered in St. Petersburg to rally against oil giant BP for its role in the Deepwater Horizon oil rig blast that resulted in an uncontrolled oil leak. WMNF’s Joshua Holton reports. More WMNF...

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