Posts Tagged ‘activist’

Lawmaker: Anti-abortion activist’s confirmation will be close vote

RIDGELAND — Gov. Phil Bryant says he wants senators to confirm his nomination of anti-abortion activist Terri Herring to the state Board of Health, but a top lawmaker said it’s unclear whether Herring will receive enough support. “I think Terri is someone who has committed her life to women’s health care and the right to […] [...]

White House honoring activist for support of Delta education

GREENVILLE — Activist Joyce Parker is one of 10 people being honored at the White House for her work to promote education in the Mississippi Delta. The Champions of Change program was created as a part of President Obama’s Winning the Future initiative. Each week, the White House features a group of Americans — individuals, […] [...]

Activist: Coast city’s water, air, soil polluted by industrial plants

MOSS POINT — Past and present industrial plants have contaminated the Moss Point area’s water, soil and air with toxic chemicals, damaging people’s health, says chemist and environmental activist Wilma Subra. Three plants spewed more than 200 tons of chemicals into the air before they closed, including 193 tons from the International Paper-Moss Point Mill […] [...]

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