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Bedford Gazette Weekend (Newspaper) - December 04, 2010, Bedford, PennsylvaniaSaturday amp sunday december 4 amp 5,2010 a Bedford Gazette weekend Bedford a. 3 by Gulf spill size a continued from Page 1 lawmakers Are pushing legislation that would require at least 80 percent of the civil and criminal penalties charged to by and possibly other companies to be returned to the Gulf coast. William k. Reilly co chairman of the presidential commission expressed amazement at by s Case Friday. Reilly headed the environmental Protection Agency under president George . Bush. Quot they Are going to argue that it is 50 percent less Quot than the government s total Reilly asked. under the clean water act the Oil giant a which owned and operated the Well a faces fines of up to $1,100 for each barrel of Oil spilled. If by were found to have committed Gross negligence or wilful misconduct the Fine could be up to $4,300 per barrel. That Means that based on the government s estimate of 206 million Gallons by could face civil fines alone of Between $5.4 billion and $21.1 billion. Quot they Are going to argue it was less Quot said priya Aiyar the commission s Deputy chief counsel. Quot by has not offered its own numbers yet but by has told us that it thinks the government s numbers Are too High and thinks the actual flow rate can be actually 20 to 50 percent rep. Edward j. Markey d-mass., a member of the House Energy panel that is investigating the spill said in a statement Friday to the a that by has done whatever it could to avoid revealing the True flow rate of the spill. Quot with billions of dollars at stake it is no Surprise that they Are now litigating the very numbers which they sought to impede Quot Markey said. Quot the government engaged Independent scientists and multiple techniques to arrive at their estimate. Additional Independent peer reviewed studies have corroborated their estimate. By has a High bar to meet to overturn this by s argument could be bolstered by the Federal government s missteps in coming up with a final estimate for the police state police Are investigating an act of criminal mischief in Hopewell township. Someone egged and placed condoms on various parts of a car owned by Janene Groff 53, of Everett while the vehicle was parked at 2098 Ray town Road Between 4 30 and 6 30 . Nov. 28, according to police. Anyone with information should Call apr. Jeffrey Hetzel at 623-6133. An Imler Man has been charged with retail theft after a drive off in East Providence township. State police said Bradley Robert Shroyer 28, of Imler arrived at the Sac shop 121 n. Breezewood Road Breeze Wood at 2 10 . Friday and pumped $19.72 Worth of gasoline and fled without paying. He was later located by police and charged with retail theft. A hit and run was reported in Snake Spring township. The Driver of an unknown vehicle struck the rear right Side of a 2010 Kia soul in the Weis Market parking lot to 4 15 . Thursday and fled the scene state police said. State police Are investigating a burglary in West Providence township. Someone entered a shed at 1118 Crawford Road Between 9 . Oct. 7 and 3 . Nov. 27 and stole items police said. The shed is owned by Harry e. Imhoff 75, of Lancaster. An investigation continues. No one was injured in a one vehicle crash in Napier township. I Zhang 53, of Alhambra calif., was travelling West on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in the left Lane when the front Driver s Side wheel and bumper of his 2010 Ford fusion struck a tire and wheel lying in the Roadway at 8 06 . Wednesday state police said. Zhang s vehicle travelled across the right Lane onto the North berm and travelled up an embankment. The Driver was wearing a Seatbelt and no injuries were reported. See us when Only great tires and service will do. Quot la a Goodrich gym ii w Thomas Chevrolet Subaru it 220 North of Bedford 814 623-8131 hours of operation Mon Fri san spin tue we a thur 8aiii-7pm spill s volume. The Obama administration has offered nearly 10 estimates of much Oil flowed from the by Well coming up with a refined conclusion late last month of 206 million Gallons which is Likely its last. Internal documents released late Friday under the Freedom of information act show that the White House was intimately involved in deciding scientific information was portrayed to the Public partic Vilar by when it came to the August 4 release of a document that showed where the spilled Oil had gone. The five Page report which was touted by Carol Biff Wii tithe president Fettery adviser on morning talk shows and at White House press briefing showed that half the Oil was gone a either from evaporation burning skimming or recovery at the Well head. The 3,500 pages of documents reveal that the administration wanted the Oil budget to show its efforts to respond to the disaster were working despite objections from top Epa officials including administrator Lisa Jackson Over some of the data was presented. An earlier version of the press release issued with the paper said that 33 percent of the Oil released was captured or mitigated by recovery efforts. Final version changed hours before its release said Quot the vast majority Quot of the spilled Oil was addressed by recovery efforts or had naturally dispersed or evaporated. Gazette photo Elizabeth Kohle annual Messiah concert tonight members of churches from across the county gathered at the Bedford United methodist Church Friday evening to practice for the 23rd annual Community chorus Messiah concert As part of the Pennsylvania Consort s 2010 guest artist series. Nicholas j. Win the director of music and organist at the Cathedral of the blessed sacrament Altoona is directing this year s concert. He is the director of music and organist at the Cathedral of the blessed sacrament Altoona. The concert will be held on Satiu Day at 7 30 . At the Church. Tickets Are available at the door and Are $9 for adults and $4.50 for destroys War themed Chapel in Gettysburg Gettysburg a. Apr a pre Dawn fire Friday destroyed a civil War themed wooden Chapel in Gettysburg that town officials ordered vacated last month because they say it did not satisfy various codes. It. Chris Folster of the Gettysburg fire department said firefighters believe the Blaze started in the four year old Chapel but investigators have not made any conclusions about the cause. The fire also damaged three neighbouring buildings in downtown Gettysburg before firefighters extinguished it around 6 . Firefighters were dispatched at 3 37 . The Blaze was powerful enough to draw 100 firefighters and 26 fire vehicles from four counties and 17 fire companies. Gettysburg police state police and the Federal Bureau of alcohol tobacco firearms and explosives were investigating Folster said. No injuries were reported. John Wega founded the Chapel to Tell the Story of christianity during the civil War. His organization built the Chapel on a vacant lot in 2006. The 12-foot by 20-foot log Chapel was intended to be a replica of a civil War Chapel. Mate Don do chimneys. But the front porch is a great place for a Christmas gift too. Give the Christmas gift thais delivered All year 8 0 0 any gift can arrive on Christmas morning. But a gift subscription to the Bedford Gazette arrives every morning for up to a year give that special someone a three month six month or one year subscription and Bedford s most Complete coverage of local National and world news will Start arriving at their door on the Date you specify. 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