Posts Tagged ‘enviornment’

Judge to rule on release of Kemper power plant data

KEMPER COUNTY — A judge will sort out which records about Mississippi Power Co.’s Kemper County power plant should be released to a group that opposes the plant. The Mississippi Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Hinds County Chancery Judge Dewayne Thomas should release information sought by the Bigger Pie Forum, while withholding other information about […] [...]

First post-spill offshore oil and gas lease auction brings $1.7B

GULF OF MEXICO — The federal government’s first auction of offshore petroleum leases in the same area where the Deepwater Horizon exploded in 2010 brought in $1.7 billion in winning bids yesterday, prompting Interior Department Secretary Ken Salazar to declare great strides are being made to get drilling back on track in the Gulf of […] [...]

Oil spill commission releases restoration plan

by Associated Press Published: January 17,2011

Tags: disaster, disaster recovery, energy, enviornment, offshore drilling, oil and gas, oil spill

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — A commission appointed by Gov. Haley Barbour has released its long-term vision plan for the Mississippi Gulf Coast in the aftermath of the BP oil spill. Bill Walker, co-chairman of the Mississippi Gulf of Mexico Commission, said the report focuses on three areas: a sustainable environment, sustainable economy and programs to […] [...]

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