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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
Section of Beach Closed in Biloxi Due to Sewage Spill
A faulty switch in the Brady Drive lift station caused a section of coastline east of Beauvoir to Sadler Beach Drive to be closed Tuesday. 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
M.D.E.Q. Closes Part of Beach in Biloxi Due to Sewage Spill
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.) has issued a beach closure in Biloxi from Beauvoir Road to the east end of Sadler Beach Drive. Video Video
Bayou Casotte Residents Move Forward with Fight Against Plant
A group of Pascagoula residents are moving forward in their fight to improve the air quality in their neighborhood, air they say has been badly polluted by chemicals coming from nearby industries. Video Video
M.D.E.Q. Could Lose Funding from E.P.A.
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.) may lose funding if the Environmental Protection Agency (E.P.A.) moves forward with regulation changes. Video Video
M.D.E.Q. Issues Beach Closure in Biloxi
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.), through its Beach Monitoring Program, issued a beach closure Tuesday for a section of beach in Biloxi.
Bayou Casotte Residents Worry About Air Quality
Could you imagine being afraid to let your children play outdoors due to the air quality? Video Video
M.D.E.Q. Issues Water Contact Advisories
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.), through its Beach Monitoring Program, issued water contact advisories Tuesday for five sampling stations.
M.D.E.Q.’s Fisher to Leave Agency This Summer
Trudy Fisher, Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.), announced Wednesday that she is leaving the agency this year.
M.D.E.Q. Issues Two Water Contact Advisories
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.), through its Beach Monitoring Program, issued water contact advisories Thursday for two sampling stations in Harrison County.
M.D.E.Q. Lifts Water Contact Advisories for Two Stations and Closure for One Station; No Stations Under Advisory
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted two water contact advisories Friday for the following beach monitoring stations.
M.D.E.Q. Issues Two Water Contact Advisories and Lifts Three
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.), through its Beach Monitoring Program, issued two water contact advisories Wednesday for sampling stations in Harrison County.
G.R.N. Statement on N.F.W.F. Funding for MS Restoration Planning
On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (N.F.W.F.) and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.) announced an award of $3.6 million for coastal restoration planning for Mississippi.
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.
M.D.E.Q. Encourages Students to Help the Environment
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.) reached out to the community in a unique way Friday. Video Video
M.D.E.Q. Issues Water Contact Advisory for Station in Hancock County
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.), through its Beach Monitoring Program, issued a water contact advisory Friday for a sampling station in Hancock County.
M.D.E.Q. Issues Water Contact Advisory
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.), through its Beach Monitoring Program, issued a water contact advisory Thursday for a sampling station in Harrison County.
M.D.E.Q. Issues Water Contact Advisories
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.), through its Beach Monitoring Program, issued water contact advisories Wednesday for six sampling stations.
M.D.E.Q. Issues Beach Closure in Pass Christian
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.), through its Beach Monitoring Program, issued a beach closure Wednesday for a section of beach in Pass Christian.
M.D.E.Q. Issues Water Contact Advisory For Location in Hancock County
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.), through its Beach Monitoring Program, issued a water contact advisory Thursday for one sampling station in Hancock County.
E.P.A. Holds Public Availability Session About Old Chemfax Property
The Environmental Protection Agency (E.P.A.) held a public availability session Tuesday evening at Cross Roads Elementary School in Gulfport. Video Video
M.D.E.Q. Lifts Water Contact Advisory in Ocean Springs
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted a water contact advisory Friday that was issued February 20 for the following beach monitoring station in Ocean Springs.
M.D.E.Q. Issues Water Contact Advisory for Location in Ocean Springs
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.), through its Beach Monitoring Program, issued a water contact advisory Thursday for one sampling station in Jackson County.
Stanford University Researchers, NOAA Scientists Discover Mechanism of Crude Oil Heart Toxicity
While studying the impact of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on tuna, a research team led by Barbara Block, a professor of marine sciences, discovered that crude oil interrupts a cellular pathway that allows fish heart cells to beat effectively.
M.D.E.Q. Lifts Water Contact Advisory in Gulfport
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (M.D.E.Q.), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted a water contact advisory Tuesday that was issued February 12th.
M.D.E.Q. To Host Informational Session and Community Forum for Jackson County Residents
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) will host an Informational Session and Community Open Forum on Monday, February 17, in Pascagoula to provide residents of the area an opportunity to discuss environmental complaints and concerns as well as solutions for nuisances such as odors, dust, and noise.
M.D.E.Q. Issues Water Contact Advisory for Location in Gulfport
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, issued a water contact advisory Wednesday for one sampling station in Harrison County.
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
MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory for Location in Waveland
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, issued a water contact advisory Thursday for one sampling station in Hancock County.
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