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Hazardous waste grants awarded to Harrison and Jackson Counties

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has awarded two grants to Harrison and Jackson counties to help with waste management efforts. Jackson County was awarded...

MDEQ Lifts Five Beach Advisories Five Others in Effect

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted five water contact advisories Friday for Station 1 (Lakeshore Beach), Station...

Water advisory for areas in Gulfport-Biloxi

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality issued a water contact advisory after a waste water leak in Gulfport Tuesday afternoon. The leak has been stopped,...

Turkey Creek Project community meeting

A proposed project to develop north Gulfport’s Turkey Creek watershed has been in the works since late 2015. Tonight, the Mississippi Department of Environmental...

Restoration summit in Biloxi

Mississippi is still recovering from the heavy hit it took after the BP oil spill in 2010. That is one of the reasons why...

Win prize for improving the Coast’s water quality

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality is offering up a monetary prize for a challenge aimed at cleaning up water here on the Coast. Around 200...

MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisory

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality lifts water advisories for the Biloxi and Gulfport area. The advisory included the industrial seaway and Bernard Bayou...

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.

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.

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.