Archive | January 26th, 2012

Obama set to open up 38 million acres in Gulf to oil, gas exploration

January 26, 2012

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The Washington Post reported Thursday that President Barack Obama says his administration will open a large swath in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas exploration and development, fending off criticism that his policies have stifled domestic energy production. Obama is discussing the sale of the oil and gas drilling leases for nearly 38 […]

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Iuka’s J.P. Coleman State Park Wins Transient Boat Grant

January 26, 2012

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Owners of large boats will soon have more choices for docking their boats for stays of 10 days or less in Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas and Louisiana. Recreational parks in the three states are among the dozen winners of the U.S. Department of Interior’s “BIG Grant” competition for more than $7.5 million in grants. The Interior […]

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