MDEQ freezes D'Iberville's $3M grant

February 15, 2013 in Statewide News

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has frozen a $3 million grant to see how D’Iberville is using the money.

MDEQ spokesman Robbie Wilbur said the order was issued Jan. 28. The grant was for work at the Ocean Expo Aquarium.

There may be concerns about a conflict of interest.

Paper mill near Vicksburg fined $38k for air pollution

December 7, 2012 in Business, News, Statewide News

) International Paper Co. is paying a $38,250 civil fine for failing to label used oil tanks and exceeding air pollution limits from a lime kiln.

The company, based in Memphis, Tenn., agreed in September to pay the fine to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ).

MDEQ staff receive excellence in government award

July 11, 2012 in News, Statewide News

Special To The Mississippi Link JACKSON – Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) Executive Director Trudy Fisher and Human Resources Director Terri Torrence received an Excellence in State Government Award […]

3 drown in Marion Co. swimming hold

June 28, 2012 in News, Statewide News

News Briefs From Across The State By Monica Land Details about drownings being withheld Marion County officials are releasing few details about a weekend drowning incident that left two adults […]