News Release 2016 Archive

January

MDEQ RECOMMENDATIONS TO MINIMIZE RELEASES OF FUEL FROM UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS January 7

MDEQ Lifts Gulf Coast Wide Beach Closure January 8

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory for Long Creek in Panola County January 12

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory for Sand Creek in Oktibbeha County January 21

MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisory for Sand Creek in Oktibbeha County January 27

February

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory in Waveland February 5

MDEQ Issues Two Water Contact Advisories in Ocean Springs February 9

MDEQ Awards $21,500 Waste Tire Grant to Quitman County February 10

MDEQ Awards $51,500 Waste Tire Grant to Harrison Count February 10

MDEQ Awards $146,000 Waste Tire Grant to Pine Belt February 10

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Byram February 10

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Cleveland for HHW Event February 10

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Natchez February 10

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Tchula February 10

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Three Rivers for Two HHW Events February 10

MDEQ Awards Waste Tire Grant to Greene County February 10

MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisory for Station in Ocean Springs February 16

MDEQ Lifts Two Water Contact Advisories February 18

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Choctaw County February 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Lexington February 22

MDEQ Awards Two Grants to Lamar County February 22

MDEQ Awards Waste Tire Grant to Jefferson Davis County February 22

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory in Biloxi February 24

March

MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisory in Biloxi March 1

MDEQ Announces NFWF Funded Land Acquisition Project March 11

MDEQ Issues Six Water Contact Advisories March 11

MDEQ Lifts Three Water Contact Advisories March 16

MDEQ Lifts Two Water Contact Advisories March 17

MDEQ Issues Flood Debris Clean-up Guidance March 21

MDEQ Lifts Two Water Contact Advisories March 24

April

MDEQ Issues Six Water Contact Advisories April 2

Hancock County and Pearl River County Flood Risk Open House April 6

MDEQ Recognizes 2016 enHance Members April 21

MDEQ Issues One Water Contact Advisory in Biloxi April 22

May

MDEQ Issues Two Water Contact Advisories May 3

MDEQ Issues Two Water Contact Advisories May 4

MDEQ Lifts Six Water Contact Advisories May 5

MDEQ Lifts Two Water Contact Advisories May 6

MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisory May 7

MDEQ Issues Three Water Contact Advisories May 12

MDEQ Issues Two Water Contact Advisories May 13

Mississippi Receives First Planning Grant from RESTORE Council May 13

MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisory in Waveland May 17

MDEQ Lifts Two Contact Advisories and Issues Two More May 20

MDEQ Issues Contact Advisory May 24

MDEQ Lifts Four Water Contact Advisories May 25

MDEQ Issues Contact Advisory for Station in Gulfport May 26

June

MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisory for Station in Gulfport June 2

MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisory for Station in Gulfport June 15

MDEQ Awards $50,000 Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Greenville June 22

MDEQ Awards $75,000 Waste Tire Grant to Yazoo County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Adams County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Alcorn County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Amite County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Attala County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Benton County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Bolivar County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Carroll County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Clinton June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Durant June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Itta Bena June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Lowndes County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Marshall County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Monroe County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Neshoba County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Newton County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Noxubee County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Olive Branch June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Smith County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Panola County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Pearl River County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Perry County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Pontotoc County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Quitman County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Rankin County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Ridgeland June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Scott County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Scott County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Simpson County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Stone County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Sunflower County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Tallahatchie County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Tate County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Tippah County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Tishomingo County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Tunica County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Waveland June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Waynesboro June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Webster County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Wilkinson County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Yalobusha County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grants to Jackson June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grants to Leake County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grants to Lincoln County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grants to Marion County June 22

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grants to Pike County June 22

MDEQ Awards Waste Tire Grant to Canton June 22

MDEQ Awards Waste Tire Grant to Walthall County June 22

MDEQ Issues One Water Contact Advisory in Harrison County June 23

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory for Browns Creek in Grenada June 23

MDEQ Lifts One Water Contact Advisory June 30

July

MDEQ Issues One Water Contact Advisory in Jackson County July 1

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory in Harrison County July 2

MDEQ Lifts One Water Contact Advisory July 4

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Browns Creek in Grenada July 6

MDEQ Lifts One Water Contact Advisory July 7

MDEQ Issues Six Water Contact Advisories Saturday July 9

Flood Risk Open House for City of Columbia and Unincorporated Areas of Lamar, Marion, Walthall Counties July 11

MDEQ Lifts One Water Contact Advisory July 13

MDEQ Lifts One Water Contact Advisory July 14

MDEQ Places Two More Beaches on Water Contact Advisory July 15

MDEQ Lifts One Beach Water Contact Advisory July 20

MDEQ Lifts Two Beaches, Places Two on Water Contact Advisory July 21

MDEQ Lifts Three Water Contact Advisories July 29

August

MDEQ Issues Two Water Contact Advisories August 2

MDEQ Lifts One Water Contact Advisory and Issues One August 3

MDEQ Issues Two Water Contact Advisories in Hancock County August 5

MDEQ Lifts Three Water Contact Advisories and Issues One August 9

MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisory at Buccaneer State Park Beach Five Other Advisories in Effect August 10

MDEQ Issues Four Water Contact Advisories August 17

MDEQ Lifts Two Water Contact Advisories and Issues Two August 20

MDEQ Lifts One Water Contact Advisory and Issues One August 23

MDEQ Lifts Two Water Contact Advisories August 24

MDEQ Lifts Four Water Contact Advisories August 25

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Hinds County August 30

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Issaquena County August 30

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Lafayette County August 30

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Pearl River Valley Water Supply District August 30

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Richland August 30

MDEQ Lifts One Water Contact Advisory and Issues One August 31

September

MDEQ Issues Six Water Contact Advisories September 2

MDEQ Lifts One Water Contact Advisory and Issues One September 3

MDEQ Lifts Two Water Contact Advisories September 4

MDEQ Lifts Three Water Contact Advisories September 8

MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisory in Biloxi September 9

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory in Gulfport September 10

MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisory in Gulfport September 13

MDEQ Issues Two Water Contact Advisories September 14

DEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory September 15

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory for Bogue Chitto River September 16

MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisory in Gulfport September 17

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory in Gulfport September 20

MDEQ Lifts Three Water Contact Advisories September 21

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Bogue Chitto River September 23

MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisory in Gulfport September 23

MDEQ Lifts One Water Contact Advisory and Issues Three September 29

MDEQ Lifts One Water Contact Advisory in Biloxi September 30

October

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory in Gulfport October 1

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Coahoma County October 3

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Washington County October 3

MDEQ Awards Waste Tire Grant to Alcorn County October 3

MDEQ Awards Waste Tire Grant to Clarke County October 3

MDEQ Awards Waste Tire Grant to Hinds County October 3

MDEQ Awards Waste Tire Grant to Tate County October 3

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory for Station 11 October 4

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory for Water Bodies in Gulfport October 4

MDEQ Lifts Three Water Contact Advisories October 4

MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisory for Station 10B October 5

MDEQ Extends Water Contact Advisory for Water Bodies in Gulfport and Biloxi October 6

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory for Station 10 October 8

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Gulfport and Biloxi Water Bodies October 10

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory for Station 11 October 11

MDEQ Issues Seven Water Contact Advisories October 13

MDEQ Issues One Water Contact Advisory October 14

MDEQ Lifts One Water Contact Advisory October 15

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory for Terrapin Skin Creek in Rankin County October 17

MDEQ Lifts Two Water Contact Advisories October 18

MDEQ Lifts Five Water Contact Advisories October 21

MDEQ Lifts Two Water Contact Advisories and Issues One October 25

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory October 27

MDEQ Lifts One Water Contact Advisory and Issues One October 28

November

MDEQ To Host Restoration Summit on November 15

MDEQ Lifts Two Water Contact Advisories November 2

MDEQ Issues One Water Contact Advisory November 11

MDEQ Issues One Water Contact Advisory November 15

MDEQ Announces Beach Outfalls Challenge November 16

MDEQ Lifts One Water Contact Advisory November 16

Grants Approved for Two Mississippi RESTORE Projects November 17

MDEQ Lifts One Water Contact Advisory and Issues Two November 18

MDEQ Lifts One Water Contact Advisory November 23

MDEQ Issues Three Water Contact Advisories November 24

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory for Station 1 November 29

December

MDEQ Issues Two Water Contact Advisories December 8

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisories for Stations 11 and 12B December 9

MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisories for Five Stations December 13

MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisories for Two Stations December 14

6MDEQ Issues Closure for Segment of Beach in Biloxi December 15

MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisory for Station 7A December 16

MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Advisory for Station 11 December 21

MDEQ Lifts Beach Closure for Segment of Beach in Biloxi December 29