Content Tagged 'bp oil spill'

Attorney General Jim Hood Comments on BP Settlement
State Attorney General Jim Hood said in yesterday’s press conference that he believes the state negotiated the best deal possible for Mississippi. Video Video
Coastal Delegation Hopes BP Settlement Money Returns to the Coast
State lawmakers will have to decide how exactly half of the $1.5 billion settlement will be allocated over the next 17 years. Video Video
Mississippi to get $1.5 Billion in BP Settlement
Today the five Gulf States affected by the BP oil spill all settled federal and state claims in the largest environmental settlement in history. Video Video
Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
Five years after the BP Oil Spill, there are still a lot of unanswered questions. Video Video
Harrison County Board of Supervisors Discuss BP Settlement
Harrison County Board of Supervisors called a special meeting today but could not discuss what exactly was said behind closed doors. Video Video
Coast Delegation Comments on BP Settlement
Today News 25 spoke with members of your Coast Delegation on what their hopes are for this BP money. Video Video
Local Fishermen Continue to Struggle After BP Oil Spill
The Deepwater Horizon oil disaster claimed 11 lives in 2010, but has continued to affect both the environment and countless industries along the Gulf Coast. Video Video
Help for Fishermen Post BP Oil Spill
Fishermen with language barriers are getting help to bounce back from losses post BP Oil Spill. Video Video
Supreme Court Denies BP's Appeal on Claims
Nearly five years after the massive spill, the U.S. Supreme Court has denied hearing BP's appeal on private and business claims, meaning the British oil giant must continue to make the payments on the $7.8 billion agreed on for those claims after the spill. Video Video
M.D.E.Q. Plans to Use Litigation Money from BP Spill Effectively
The Mississippi Gulf Coast still has a long way to go in recovering from the BP oil spill. Video Video
Local Fishermen Show Officials Struggles After Oil Spill
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill was one of the worst ecological disasters in history, and Monday, local fishermen took a big step forward in the recovery process. Video Video
Fishermen Still Recovering From BP Oil Spill
For 87 days, Deepwater Horizon spewed millions of gallons of crude oil into the Gulf. Video Video
Bryant Establishes Oyster Council to Revitalize Populations
Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill dealt a serious blow to the oyster industry. Video Video
5 Years Since BP Oil Spill
Monday marks the 5 year anniversary of the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Video Video
Gulf Restoration Projects Begin on the Coast After BP Spill
Legal settlements from the BP oil spill are starting to trickle in and some Coast restoration projects have already begun, but local non-profit groups and businesses are concerned money from the settlement won't benefit local residents. Video Video
Mississppi Awarded $28 Million for Gulf Restoration Projects
This week, Mississippi was awarded $28 million more in settlements from the BP oil spill. Video Video
Port of Gulfport Awarded Green Marine Certification
After the BP oil spill damaged much of the environment on the Gulf Coast, the Port of Gulfport is taking steps toward protecting our natural resources. Video Video
Exploration Vessel, Nautilus, Sets Out for the Gulf
Wednesday, the exploration vessel, Nautilus, is gearing up to leave Gulfport for a mission in the Gulf of Mexico. Video Video
Initiative Trains Local Youth in Coastal Restoration to Assist in Gulf Oil Spill Recovery
Through the Gulf Coast Restoration Initiative, teens and young adults gain skills in aquatic resource management and coastal habitat monitoring.
M.D.E.Q. Holds Community Meeting to Decide How to Use BP Money
Thursday night in Ocean Springs, the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.) held a community work session to find out what resources Coast residents want restored in the aftermath of the BP oil spill. Video Video
“Reckless” BP Must Finally Come Clean
Citizens and representatives of organizations gathered Thursday to celebrate the court ruling by U.S. District Judge Barbier that BP’s action leading to the 2010 drilling disaster were grossly negligent.
Non-Profit Groups Work to Restore Coast After BP Spill
The BP oil spill had a devastating effect on many natural resources on the Gulf Coast, so non-profit groups are working to restore affected areas and the groups want to make sure locals benefit from the work. Video Video
Local Seafood Industry Still Suffering from BP Oil Spill
Four years later and our local seafood industry is still suffering because of the BP oil spill. Video Video
Gulfport-Biloxi Airport Applies for BP Money for New Program
With BP money, the airport would be able to give incentives to new airlines, and thus expand airline options for fliers. Video Video
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