mississippi department of environmental quality
July 18, 2012 -
With billions of dollars in Clean Water Act fines for the BP disaster slated to go to Gulf states, the region's businessmen and political leaders are talking about using the money for purposes other than ecosystem restoration. Gulf Coast citizens and advocates need to follow the money and demand accountability.
September 21, 2011 -
After Tropical Storm Lee's floodwaters receded, people living miles inland from Mississippi's beaches reported finding what looks like crude oil in their drainage ditches. After initially blaming the substance on cars and boats, state authorities are now pointing the finger at algae blooms, but local activists are skeptical.