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Fla.'s 'Gray Belt' a glimpse at nation's future

...Boston Red Sox legend Ted Williams came to Citrus Hills in the late 1980s and was known to fish regularly in the nearby Gulf of Mexico."They came down here when they were maybe in their late 50s, and now they're in their 80s and 90s," said Pat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-22/flas-gray-belt-glimpse-nations-futu
Red tide off northwest Florida could hit economy

...Slow moving glops of toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea turtles, sharks and fish, and threatening...research related to red tide forecasting, including the Gulf of Mexico, but Congress still has to approve it.Fishermen say...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-09-17/red-tide-northwest-florida
Ruling against BP could mean $18 billion in fines

...company acted with "gross negligence" in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster.U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier concluded...environment."We may not know for years how badly the Gulf of Mexico and its shorelines were damaged by the spill," he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-04/ruling-against-bp-could-me
Fire takes historic Georgia house

COLUMBUS, Ga. -- The last remaining Chattahoochee riverfront mansion between Columbus and the Gulf of Mexico, was destroyed Sunday morning in a fire that took more than 40 firefighters to bring under control, the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-07/fire-claims-west-georgia-lan
No SC hurricane landfalls expected

...hurricane to make landfall on the East Coast or in the Gulf of Mexico this year. The forecast Tuesday anticipates a "below...hurricane to hit the East Coast and another to strike in the Gulf of Mexico. The forecast expects nine to 11 tropical storms with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-14/no-sc-hurricane-landfalls-ex
Church is built to withstand hurricanes

...bedrock, the waterfront church just yards from the Gulf of Mexico is built to withstand a Category 5 hurricane with winds...remnants of Tropical Storm Karen were plowing through the Gulf of Mexico. Instead, he baptized a visitor in the Gulf after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-10-18/church-built-withstand-h
Obama opens Eastern Seaboard to oil exploration

...environments," acting BOEM Director Walter Cruickshank said in a statement.Sonic cannons are already used in the western Gulf of Mexico, off Alaska and in other offshore oil operations around the world. They are towed behind boats, sending down pulses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-18/obama-opens-eastern-seaboa
Katrina impact: About 60 percent of Gulf of Mexico's oil production still blocked

NEW ORLEANS - Over 120 Gulf of Mexico oil and gas platforms were still shut down Saturday...have been shut in, the agency said. Normally, the Gulf of Mexico produces 547.5 million barrels of oil and 3.65 trillion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/11/hur_1444.shtml
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Ivan's remnants return to Gulf of Mexico

...regenerated storm was expected to make landfall in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday night. Ivan already has kicked seas up...Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm warning for the Gulf of Mexico shoreline from the mouth of the Mississippi River in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/24/hur_429379.shtml
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Ga. river could be path to the coast for Appalachian Trail hikers

...continue south until they reach the Gulf of Mexico, a national conservation group...a way to walk from Maine to the Gulf of Mexico is a wonderful idea that I think...Florida's panhandle, entering the Gulf of Mexico at Apalachicola Bay."It would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-11/ga-river-could-be-path-coast-