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.
) 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).
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 from Mississippi’s governor Phil Bryant. The Excellence in Government Awards are presented by the Mississippi State Personnel Board. “Our state is fortunate to have 30,000 […]
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 and a young child dead. The Hattiesburg American reports County Coroner Norma Williamson identified the victims as 44-year-old Juan Rodriguez, 23-year-old Samantha Shell and 18-month-old […]