Monthly Archives: July 2012

Coast Leaders Kick-Start Plans to Use RESTORE Act millions

Gulf Coast leaders have begun planning how to use millions of dollars from the RESTORE Act recently passed by Congress. The money comes from fines BP will have to pay because of damage caused by the oil spill. MPB’s Rhonda … Continue reading

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RESTORE Act process explained to officials

GULFPORT, Mississippi — Coast elected officials were briefed Friday on how the RESTORE Act functions by Trudy Fisher, executive director of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality. The RESTORE Act guarantees that 80 percent of Clean Water Act violation fines … Continue reading

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South MS leaders learn details about Restore Act funding

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) – While litigation is still pending against BP, Mississippi expects to receive hundreds of millions of dollars from fines levied against the company for violating the Clean Water Act. On Friday, government leaders from across south Mississippi … Continue reading

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