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Tropical Storm Andrea Moving Across Florida After Making Landfall

Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, made landfall early Thursday evening in the Tampa area.

CBS Miami–06/06/2013

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First Named System, Tropical Storm Andrea, Forms In The Gulf Of Mexico

The first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season has formed in the Gulf of Mexico.

CBS4–06/05/2013

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Red Snapper Season Starts Saturday

Boaters fishing in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico this weekend, and for the next 44-days, can hook and bring in red snapper—but there are limits.

05/28/2013

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Gulf Oil Spill Deal OKs Fla. For Millions In Natural Resource Restoration

Florida has been approved for its share of a $150 million settlement from Transocean Deepwater, Inc.

CBS4–02/16/2013

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Oil Companies Along Gulf Coast Evacuate For Isaac

Ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac, the oil companies are already preparing.

CBS Miami–08/24/2012

Cuban fisherman fish with Chinese-made Italian oil drilling platform Scarabeo-9 in the horizon, offshore Havana, January 19, 2012. (Photo credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

2nd Cuban Offshore Oil Well Also A Bust

Cuba’s dreams of petroleum riches has been dealt a big blow as Cuba’s state oil company announced Monday a second deep-water exploratory well in the Gulf of Mexico is a bust.

CBS4–08/06/2012

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Effects Of Proposed Oil Drilling Inch Closer To Keys

New oil drilling off Cuba’s waters means an oil spill may be just months away from the Florida Keys, according to the government’s computer models.

CBS Miami–07/06/2012

Tropical Storm Debby has formed in the Central Gulf of Mexico.

Tropical Storm Debby Forms In Central Gulf

Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami are keeping a close eye on a tropical system churning in the Gulf of Mexico which could become the fourth named storm of the season.

CBS4–06/23/2012

Gulf Oil Spill Spreads, Damaging Economies, Nature, And Way Of Life

BP Oil Spill Two Years Later

On April 20, 2010, the U.S. faced the worst offshore spill in its history as oil from the BP offshore drilling site spewed onto the Gulf of Mexico.

CBS4–04/20/2012

One Year Anniversary Of BP Oil Spill Approaches

2 Years Later: Sick Fish Found Near BP Oil Spill Site

Two years after the massive BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, there is evidence that wildlife in the water are suffering possible long-term effects.

CBS4–04/19/2012

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