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Lab lands grant to examine effects of BP oil spill

STARKVILLE — The Mississippi State Chemical Laboratory is receiving funding to support an enhanced multi-state research program examining effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico. The award is among 19 grants out of 629 letters of intent announced recently by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative. Approximately $20 million will be awarded to researchers over ...

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Environmental lab owner charged with falsifying records

JACKSON — The owner of an environmental laboratory in Mississippi has been charged with falsifying records on industrial wastewater samples that she was hired to test. Tennie White, owner and sole operator of Mississippi Environmental Analytical Laboratories Inc., was indicted in U.S. District Court in Jackson. She’s charged with two counts of making false statements and one count of obstruction. ...

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New marine research lab opens at Cedar Point

OCEAN SPRINGS — The new $2-million Marine Environmental Research Laboratory in Ocean Springs will be used for ecosystem research. Laboratory officials hosted a tour this week. The lab is located at University of Southern Mississippi’s Cedar Point site, which part of the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory. GCRL director William Hawkins says the facility is divided into a wet area and ...

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Lab to be named for Thompson

JACKSON — The new Mississippi State Public Health Laboratory currently under construction will now bear the name of the health official who pushed for its completion – former State Health Officer Dr. Ed Thompson. Thompson served as state health officer for the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) from 1993 to 2002 and was named interim state health officer in ...

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