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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
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.
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
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.
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
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
Mississippi Is the First Gulf State to Receive Restoration Planning Money
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.) Tuesday announced receipt of a $3.6 million grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
Local Business Celebrates Recovering from Impact of BP Spill
The financial burden of the BP oil spill spread to all businesses along the Coast causing many to close their doors, but one local frozen custard joint in Ocean Springs was able to stick it out, and are celebrating a happier anniversary this week: their fifth year of business Video Video
Seafood Industry Has Struggled Since BP Oil Spill
Since the 2010 BP oil spill, the seafood industry on the Gulf Coast has struggled. Now, fishermen are speaking out against regulatory agencies, such as the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (M.D.M.R.). Video Video
Coast Observes 4th Anniversary of BP Oil Spill This Sunday
Sunday marks the four year anniversary of the BP oil spill. Video Video
Coast Still Not Back to Normal on 4th Anniversary of BP Spill
Sunday is the four year anniversary of the BP oil spill. Even after four years, the Gulf Coast is still feeling the side effects of the spill. Video Video
Fishermen Still Suffering from Effects of BP Oil Spill
On May 2nd, 2010, 12 days following the explosion and fire of the Deepwater Horizon, N.O.A.A. closed 6,817 square miles of the Gulf of Mexico to commercial and recreational fishing. Video Video
Gulf Groups Mark Fourth Year Since BP Disaster
Call for BP to “come clean,” transparency, and public participation in restoration efforts.
Recovering Real Estate on the Gulf Coast
Many people think that real estate on the Gulf Coast is struggling after the natural disasters that have impacted the area, but a recent report by a local real estate broker shows promise for 2014. Video Video
Claims Administrator for Deepwater Horizon Visits the Coast
The Bay Waveland Yacht Club was filled with tourism directors this afternoon reflecting on four years of progress since the oil spill in the Gulf. Video Video
MS Oil Workers Upset with BP for Hiring AL Crews for Tar Ball Cleanup
After tar balls washed ashore on the Barrier Islands last week, BP has contracted cleanup crews out of Alabama to clean up the mess, a move that has angered many laid off Mississippi oil techs that are still searching for work. Video Video
M.D.E.Q. Plans to Continue Projects Funded by Restore Act
The Restore Act was passed to direct the fines from the BP oil spill right to Gulf Coast restoration projects. Video Video
M.D.E.Q. Works to Restore the Coast
The restoration of the Gulf Coast continues. Video Video
Laid Off Workers Upset by BP Hiring AL Crew for Oil Cleanup
After tar balls washed ashore on the Barrier Islands last week, BP has contracted cleanup crews out of Alabama to clean up the mess, angering many laid off Mississippi workers. Video Video
Harrison County Cleans Up Tar Balls Found on Barrier Islands
The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill left a deep and lasting impression on the Gulf Coast. Video Video
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