News Release 2017 Archive

January

MDEQ Issues Closure for Segment of Beach in Long Beach January 3

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory for Station 11 January 5

MDEQ Opens Registration for Beach Outfalls Challenge January 9

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisories for Stations 4 and 10 January 10

MDEQ Lifts Closure for Segment of Beach in Long Beach January 11

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Station 4 in Bay St. Louis January 13

MDEQ Issues Advisories for Stations 14, 19, and 20 January 24

MDEQ Offers Emergency Debris Guidance January 24

MDEQ Lifts Advisories for Stations 10 and 11 in Gulfport January 25

MDEQ Issues Advisory for Station 5 in Pass Christian January 27

Flood Risk Open House for Aberdeen, Amory, Nettleton, Gattman, Hatley, Smithville, and Unincorporated Areas of Monroe County January 31

Flood Risk Open House for Fulton, Mantachie, Tremont, and Unincorporated Areas of Itawamba County January 31

February

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory for Indian Creek and Steen Creek in Rankin County February 1

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Station 5 in Pass Christian February 1

MDEQ Announces Waste Disposal Opportunities for Forrest, Lamar, and Perry Counties February 1

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory for Indian Creek and Steen Creek in Rankin County February 1

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Station 14 and Issues Advisories for Four Stations February 3

MDEQ Lifts Advisories for Five Sampling Stations February 14

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Station 20 in Pascagoula February 23

MDEQ Issues Advisory for Station 10 in Gulfport February 28

Mississippi Recycling Coalition February 28

March

Mississippi Recycling Coalition Announces Recycling Star Award March 7

Mississippi Recycling Coalition Announces 2016 Environmental Heroes March 7

MDEQ Issues Advisories for Stations 4 and 5 March 7

MDEQ Issues Advisories for Stations 11 and 12B in Harrison County March 10

MDEQ Announces Prize Purse for Beach Outfalls Challenge March 15

MDEQ Announces Prize Purse for Beach Outfalls Challenge March 15

MDEQ Lifts Advisories for Stations 11 and 12B in Harrison County March 15

MDEQ Lifts Advisories for Stations 4, 5, and 10 March 22

MDEQ and MDMR Warn Boaters Away from Round Island Marsh Restoration Project March 22

MDEQ Issues Advisories for Stations 5 and 9 March 30

April

MDEQ Issues Advisories for Stations 5 and 10 in Harrison County April 7

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Station 5 April 8

MDEQ Issues Advisories for Stations 5 and 10 in Harrison County April 13

Mississippi’s RESTORE Act State Expenditure Plan Approved April 19

MDEQ Recognizes 2017 enHance Members April 20

MDEQ Recognizes 2017 enHance Members April 20

MDEQ Issues Advisory for Station 9 April 20

MDEQ Lifts Advisory For Station 10 April 22

MDEQ Lifts Advisory For Station 9 April 26

MDEQ Issues Six Advisories April 29

May

MDEQ Lifts Four Advisories May 4

MDEQ Issues Advisory for Station 10 in Gulfport May 6

MDEQ Lifts Advisories for Stations 5 and 11A May 10

MDEQ Issues Advisories for Stations 11A and 15 May 18

MDEQ Issues Air Quality Action Day for Mississippi Gulf Coast May 20

MDEQ Lifts Advisories for Stations 11A and 15 May 25

Mississippi Receives Record Nine Brownfield Grants Totaling $2.89 Million May 31

June

MDEQ Issues Three Advisories June 9

Gov. Bryant Announces Treasury’s Award of Two RESTORE Projects June 9

Finalist Teams Named in Beach Outfalls Challenge June 12

MDEQ Issues Closure for Segment of Beach in Ocean Springs June 13

MDEQ Lifts Closure for Segment of Beach in Ocean Springs June 13

MDEQ Lifts Beach Closure in Ocean Springs June 16

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Station 11 June 20

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Station 12A and Issues One for Station 10 June 27

Gov. Bryant Announces Treasury’s Award of RESTORE Projects June 28

MDEQ Announces Winners of Beach Outfalls Challenge June 28

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Station 10B June 28

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Station 9 June 29

July

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Station 10 and Issues Advisory for Station 20

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Station 20 All Beaches Are Open

Mississippi’s $80.9 million Amended Multiyear Implementation Plan Approved by Treasury

MDEQ Issues Advisories for Six Stations

MDEQ Issues Advisories for Two Stations

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for One Station in Biloxi

MDEQ Lifts Advisories for Four Stations

MDEQ Lifts Advisories for Three Stations No Stations Under an Advisory

MDEQ Issues Advisory for Station in Long Beach

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Station in Long Beach All Stations Open

August

MDEQ Issues Advisory for Station in Biloxi

MDEQ Issues One Advisory and Lifts One for Station in Biloxi

MDEQ Issues Advisories for Two Stations

MDEQ LIfts Advisory for Station in Gulfport

MDEQ Awards Waste Tire Grant and Solid Waste Planning Grant to Tunica County

MDEQ Awards Waste Tire Grant to Carroll County

MDEQ Awards Waste Tire Grant to South Central SWM Authority

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Clinton

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Clay County

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Richland

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Greenwood

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Jackson County

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Hancock County

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Lincoln County

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Washington County

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Alcorn County and Corinth for HHW Event

MDEQ Lifts Two Advisories and Issues Three

September

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Station in Pascagoula

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Station in Gulfport

Gov. Bryant Announces Treasury’s Award of RESTORE Projects

MDEQ Issues Advisories for Two Stations in Harrison County

Governor’s Delta Task Force to Host Two Water Conservation Meetings

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Station in Gulfport

MDEQ Lifts Two Advisories in Harrison County No Advisories in Effect

MDEQ To Conduct Survey on Little Tallahatchie River

MDEQ To Conduct Survey on Little Tallahatchie River

October

MDEQ Issues Two Advisories in Biloxi

MDEQ Issues Closure for all Mississippi Gulf Coast Beaches

MDEQ Lifts Closure for Three Stations in Hancock County

MDEQ Lifts Closure for Station 4 in Hancock County

MDEQ Lifts Five Beach Closures in Harrison County

MDEQ Lifts Eight Beach Closures in Harrison County and Jackson County

MDEQ Lifts Beach Closure for Station 9 (Gulfport Harbor Beach)

MDEQ to Host Mississippi Restoration Summit on November 14 Public Welcome to Attend

MDEQ Lifts Beach Closure for Station 10 (Gulfport Central Beach

MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory for Canal 1 in Long Beach

MDEQ Issues Advisory for Station 19 (Pascagoula Beach West) Station 15 Remains Closed

November

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Station 19 (Pascagoula Beach West) Station 15 Remains Closed

Ozone Results Again Show the Quality of Mississippi’s Air

Mississippi Department Of Environmental Quality

MDEQ Lifts Advisory for Station 11 in Gulfport

MDEQ to Host Mississippi Restoration Summit on November 14 Public Welcome to Attend

MDEQ Announces Restoration Projects

MDEQ Lifts Closure for Station 15 in Ocean Springs No Advisories in Effect

MDEQ Awards Waste Tire Grant to Pine Belt

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Grenada

MDEQ Awards Solid Waste Assistance Grant to Copiah County

December

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