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California firm sentenced for mishandling hazardous materials at Delta airport

GREENVILLE — Leading Edge Aviation Services Inc., a corporation headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, was sentenced yesterday by United States District Judge Glen Davidson, in Aberdeen following a guilty plea to one felony count of treating, storing or disposing of hazardous waste without a permit at Leading Edge’s now shuttered Greenville facility. Leading Edge operated a commercial aircraft painting facility ...

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Restoration begins on Coast's 'other' lighthouse

While the historic Biloxi Lighthouse is an icon of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, there is another lighthouse nearby and it is getting a new paint job. Now, officials will turn to renovating the structure’s interior. Workers are whitewashing the Round Island Lighthouse, rebuilt at the foot of the U.S. 90 high-rise bridge in Pascagoula. City officials said in July the ...

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Aircraft painting firm fined for bad records, environmental permit lapse

GREENVILLE — A Greenville aircraft painting firm is paying a $19,000 civil fine for failing to maintain records and renew its environmental permit on time Leading Edge Aviation Services agreed in September to pay the fine to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality. A Sept. 26 order published by the department says that Leading Edge broke the terms of its ...

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Problems with paint, birds delay bridge project completion

COLUMBUS — It will likely be the end of September before the city can officially close out the Old Highway 82 bridge restoration project due to two factors — issues with the primer used in the painting process and a flock of protected migratory barn swallows who have made the construction site their temporary home. City engineer Kevin Stafford said ...

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Paint company suing Sherwin-Williams over product name

HATTIESBURG — A local company has sued Sherwin-Williams for allegedly highjacking the name of its product. Tuff-Wall Inc. filed its complaint in U.S. District Court in Hattiesburg on May 15. Sherwin-Williams has until June 3 to file a response. According to court records, the Hattiesburg company argues that Sherwin-Williams knew the business was already using the name “Tuff-Wall” to market ...

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MDEQ fines DuPont for broken pollution-control equipment

DELISLE — The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has fined DuPont Co.’s DeLisle plant $117,000 after pollution control equipment broke down, allowing a smokestack to emit too much during a March 2011 test. DuPont Co., based in Wilmington, Del., makes titanium dioxide, a whitening agent used in paint, paper and plastics, at the Harrison County plant. More than 800 employees ...

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Bayou Innovations chooses Ten Mile Industrial Park

STONE COUNTY — Bayou Innovations, LLC has chosen Ten Mile Industrial Park, owned and managed by the Stone County Economic Development Partnership (EDP), as the location of its new facility. Bayou Innovations purchased a five-acre parcel in the park, located south of Perkinston. William Purvis, Bayou Innovations’ managing director, said the “pro-business attitude” of Stone County was one of the ...

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Supervisors approve tax break for DuPont plant

DELISLE — Harrison County Supervisors have agreed to give DuPont a $250,000 annual property tax exemption if the company invests $45 million into its operations near DeLisle. The Sun Herald reports the tax waiver would be good for five years and it would mean a tax savings of about $250,000 annually if the company makes the $45-million investment in new ...

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