(JACKSON, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted a beach closure Wednesday for Station 15 (Shearwater Beach in Ocean Springs). All stations across the Mississippi Gulf Coast are open.

The closure is lifted for:

•Station 15 — Shearwater Beach — from Weeks Bayou east to Ashley Place in Ocean Springs.

More information about the Mississippi Beach Monitoring Program and the location of beach sampling stations is available at: http://opcgis.deq.state.ms.us/beaches. To receive beach advisories directly, send an email to rwilbur@mdeq.ms.gov for inclusion in a public group email list, text “MDEQbeach” to 95577, or follow MDEQ on Twitter: @MDEQ.

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