Posts Tagged ‘MDEQ’

December 5th Digital Edition

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Consultants’ emails portray MDEQ as permit facilitator for silicon plant

Consultants working to help Mississippi Silicon gain a clean air permit for a Burnsville silicon plant apparently perceived the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality as more of an ally eager to move the project forward than a regulator. Emails from consultants praise the state environmental regulators for helping to “head off” any objections to the […] [...]

MDEQ actions at center of trio of federal suits against Mississippi Silicon

Mississippi Silicon’s $200 million Burnsville plant on the Tombigbee Waterway is on track to open in slightly more than a year as the first new U.S. silicon factory in nearly 40 years. But whether that occurs will hinge on Mississippi Silicon beating back claims the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality strayed from its procedural rules […] [...]

MBJ February 21st Digital Edition

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Kay Whittington replacing Richard Ingram at MDEQ

by Published: October 25,2013

Tags: Business, environment, MDEQ, Mississippi

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has selected Kay Whittington to serve as the director of the Office of Land and Water Resources. Whittington replaces Richard Ingram, who retired. Whittington has been with MDEQ for 16 years and has served as chief of the Basin Management Branch in MDEQ’s Surface Water Division since 2009. She […] [...]

MDEQ reports beach is now safe

by Published: February 17,2010

Tags: environment, MDEQ

OCEAN SPRINGS — The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, has lifted its advisory for Station 15 in Ocean Springs, which is Shearwater Beach from Weeks Bayou to Ashley. The MDEQ announced Feb. 16 that water samples show the area has attained acceptable bacteria levels. The Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, […] [...]

First ARRA/WPCRLF funds released

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) announced that four communities have been approved for subsidized low-interest loans for wastewater infrastructure improvements. The funding is being made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) and the Water Pollution Control Revolving Loan Fund Program (WPCRLF) administered by MDEQ. These are the first […] [...]

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