Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council awards grant to Long Beach

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Good news for the City of Long Beach, Governor Tate Reeves announced the award of a $727,092 grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council.

This grant will help upgrade the wastewater infrastructure of the City of Long Beach.

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The Restore Council approved the Restore Act Project to improve water quality for the Mississippi Sound and other coastal water resources by reducing the city’s wastewater overflows.

Governor Reeves stated, “The Mississippi Sound has faced many challenges this past year and they should not have to face recovery alone. We must roll up our sleeves and work together to ensure we’re protecting this precious natural resource.”

Long Beach Mayor George Bass is appreciate of the grant, saying “The City of Long Beach is committed to keeping our waters and sea life safe for future generations.”