Saturday, May 08, 2010

Oil Spill Update letter from the City of Sanibel

The city of Sanibel keeps us well informed of any emergencies including the oil spill. Here is the latest letter to be issued. Thought you all would be interested.

"Currently, the beaches and shorelines of Sanibel remain in pristine condition with no impact or eminent threat from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. At this time, there is no smell of oil or burning. City staff continues to closely monitor the situation and coordinate our planning efforts with our local, State and Federal partners.

In response to the many calls received from concerned citizens wishing to volunteer, today the Lee County Emergency Management Center issued directions for those who are interested in registering now in the event volunteers are needed for a local deployment. Click here for additional volunteer registration information. (pdf 646.55 kB)

For the latest updates released by the Federal and State governments, please monitor the following websites:

www.incidentnews.gov/incident/8220

www.Deepwaterhorizonresponse.com

www.roffs.com/deepwaterhorizon.html

6 comments:

Shellbelle said...

Thanks for the update. I cringe every time the news comes on, afraid to hear bad news. Hopefully this dome thing they brought in will be able to contain some of the oil.

Your hostess... said...

Oh no! I randomly came across your blog and didn't even know this was happening (I moved to Europe recently). Sanibel Island is such a lovely place, one I remember well from childhood summers. Hope it works out alright...

Maya said...

Let pray that it stays that way!!

Maya @ Daily Vitamin Sea

The Florida Blogger said...

I find the type of greed that has caused this to be a shame. And whether or not it hurts the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem is neither here nor there. Thanks for writing about this topic as I hope more Floridians will become actively interested in their state.

yui said...

Hi! I'm behind you.
Good luck!

Eric Taubert said...

An interesting perspective on the BP oil spill as it pertains to Sanibel Island: http://www.capecoralbarometer.com/features/130-oil-spill