MDEQ lifts advisories on three stretches of beach
by MBJ Staff
Published: June 5,2013
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GULFPORT — The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, has lifted three water contact advisories issued May 31.
The cleared stations are:
• Station 8 — Gulfport West (from Maria Avenue east to Camp Avenue
• Station 9 — Gulfport Harbor Beach (from 20th Avenue east to Thornton Avenue
• Station 10 — Gulfport Central (from Alfonso Drive east to Arkansas Avenue
Stations 10B and 11A are still under MDEQ advisories.
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