Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality’

MDEQ lifts two beach advisories on Coast

BILOXI and OCEAN SPRINGS — The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, has lifted two water contact advisories issued Aug. 10 for the two stretches of beach. The cleared beaches are: • Station 12B — Porter Avenue Beach in Biloxi (from St. Peter Street east to Dukate Street) • Station […] [...]

Agency issues more beach advisories on Coast

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, has issued water contact advisories for two sampling stations — one in Harrison County and one in Jackson County. These segments of beach are not closed; however, there may be an increased risk of illness associated with swimming in […] [...]

Judge reschedules sentencing in wastewater testing fraud case

WATER VALLEY — A federal judge has reset the sentencing date for an environmental laboratory owner in Mississippi who was convicted on federal charges of falsifying records on industrial wastewater samples. Tennie White was the sole operator of Mississippi Environmental Analytical Laboratories Inc. She was convicted in May in U.S. District Court in Jackson on […] [...]

Denbury paying one of largest fines ever to MDEQ for blowout

YAZOO COUNTY — Denbury Resources promises to bring new life to old oil fields by pumping in carbon dioxide to force additional oil to the surface. But the company’s oil fields have seen a series of uncontrolled carbon dioxide blowouts that may bring up oil and drilling fluids with them. Now, one of the biggest […] [...]

City retrofitting former industrial water processing system

WEST POINT — The city of West Point is beginning a project to retrofit a former industrial water processing system and connect it to the city’s sewage infrastructure. The Commercial Dispatch reports that West Point officials believe improvements to the city’s waste water system will put its processing operations on par with nearby Starkville and […] [...]

Officials eye several potential projects for RESTORE funds

D’IBERVILLE — City officials have identified several projects they want to submit for possible RESTORE Act funding but first will seek public opinion. The Sun Herald reports the projects will be reviewed during a meeting Thursday at the D’Iberville City Hall before they are given to the Department of Environmental Quality, the agency that will […] [...]

MDEQ seeking public comment on post-oil spill restoration

LONG BEACH — On July 16 in Long Beach, the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) will seek public input on the types of early restoration they would like to see implemented as part of the ongoing Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA). “Making the Gulf whole following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and […] [...]

Department of Environmental Quality developing water sources plan

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality is preparing regulations that will govern how oil and gas companies use both surface and below-ground water sources in their water-intensive hydraulic fracturing operations in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale development. What the agency comes up with could determine whether Mississippi ever sees the billions of dollars in economic impact […] [...]

Milner becomes specialist

by MBJ Staff Published: September 2,2012

Tags: Derick Milner, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, Neel-Schaffer Inc.

Derick Milner, graduate engineer with Neel-Schaffer Inc., has recently become a certified municipal separate storm sewer system specialist (CMS4S). This certification is useful in auditing Phase I and Phase II cities and counties permitted by the Environmental Protection Agency. This particular storm water certification is especially rare as there are only 200 certified in the […] [...]

Barlow named Entergy VP

Chuck Barlow has been named vice president of environmental policy and strategy for Entergy Corporation. Barlow, who has served Entergy as environmental associate and assistant general counsel since 2003, has an extensive background in environmental law and litigation. Barlow’s contributions at Entergy have included litigation such as Entergy Corp. v. Riverkeeper and other cases before […] [...]

« Previous Page Next Page »

Recent Posts

Polls

How ready is your business for health care reform?

View Results

The MBJ poll should not be considered a scientific one. Results reflect only the opinion of those who participate.

Loading ... Loading ...

Recent Comments