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Troubled state agency receives audit report from OIG

BILOXI — The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources has received a copy of the Office of Inspector General’s final audit report.

According to an MDMR news release, the state agency is working with federal agencies to resolve the identified concerns issues with grants awarded from the Coastal Impact Assistance Program.

MDMR said while most issues have been resolved, it will work with Fish and Wildlife Services to make sure all OIG issues are addressed and CIAP projects are administered correctly.

“We are glad to have the final audit report,” said Jamie Miller, executive director of MDMR. “We can now move forward correcting issues identified by the OIG in our grant administration and oversight.”

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