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The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality is responsible for protecting the state’s air, land, and water. Our mission is to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of present and future generations of Mississippians by conserving and improving our environment and fostering wise economic growth through focused research and responsible regulation.
Partial specimen of the giant fossil oyster, Crassostrea blanpiedi from the Upper Oligocene age Paynes Hammock Formation in Wayne County Mississippi, compared to an intact modern gulf oyster shell. #FossilFriday
Front Beach in Ocean Springs taken by MDEQ's Emily Cotton. As residents and visitors enjoy Mississippi's beaches, check MDEQ's beach program website for advisory updates: https://t.co/IM22HhpUaM. #waterwednesday #MSCoastLife #visitms @SeeCoastalMS @visitms