Posts Tagged ‘runoff’

Feed store paying for failure to get storm water permit

by Associated Press Published: December 11,2012

Tags: build, builder, buildimng, construction, environment, feed, permit, pollution, reailer, retail, runoff, seed, store, storm water

PONTOTOC — A Pontotoc feed store is paying $37,000 civil fine for failing to get a storm water permit before starting construction. Moore’s Feed Store agreed in September to pay the fine to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality. An order published by the department says that in May 2011, someone complained to MDEQ about […] [...]

Tye, Marsalis in runoff for Ripley mayor’s office

by Associated Press Published: February 16,2012

Tags: death, elections, mayor, municipal government, Politics, replacement, runoff

RIPLEY — Breat Tye and Chris Marsalis will participate in the Feb. 28 runoff for mayor of Ripley. After affidavit ballots were counted yesterday and the election certified, Tye had 262 votes to 244 for Marsalis. Nine candidates were on the Tuesday ballot. City election officials had to switch to paper ballots Tuesday after Tye […] [...]

Scientists find weirs effective against runoff

by Wally Northway Published: July 30,2010

Tags: agriculture, education, environment, erosion, higher education, runoff

STARKVILLE — A Mississippi State University study has confirmed the success of a new technique to reduce nutrients in runoff water and protect downstream waters, including the Gulf of Mexico. Weirs, also known as check dams, are small dams used to collect water runoff from agricultural fields. Weirs are often the size of a drainage […] [...]

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