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DMR calls off oil spill clean-up efforts

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — The state Department of Marine Resources has ordered local municipalities to end their oil spill cleanup efforts. DMR executive director Bill Walker tells The Sun Herald he made the decision to ask the governments to halt work, but had consulted with the state Department of Environmental Quality and the Governor’s Office. He says there’s a reduced ...

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Stennis International serving as hub of oil fight

BAY ST. LOUIS — For the second time in five years, Stennis International Airport (KHSA) is serving the Gulf Coast as the aviation support center for another ecological disaster cleanup effort. The first was Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and now the current British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon oil spill that is threatening the habitat and economy of the gulf. Bill Cotter, ...

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