Advocacy Update – November 13, 2018

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Advocacy Update – November 13, 2018

CONTACT: info@cca.ms  govtrel@cca.ms MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY HOSTS 2018 RESTORATION SUMMIT, NOVEMBER 13, 2018: MDEQ holds an annual Restoration Summit as part of the process of allocating and reviewing funding flowing from the BP settlement. This year the date is Wednesday, November 13, 2018, at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum. The agenda is provided in…

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Advocacy Update – October 2018

Government Relations Committee: info@cca.ms or govtrel@cca.ms COMMISSION ON MARINE RESOURCES MEETING OCTOBER 16, 2018, Administrative Penalties: Seven Spotted Seatrout late or no reporting violations [Failure to Report Spotted Seatrout Landings] were adjudicated before the Commission on Marine Resources at the October meeting held in Pascagoula. Each of the seven commercial fishermen/women were assessed fines of varying…

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Mississippians Hope Oil Spill Civil Penalties Are Spent On Environment

Reprinted from Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) 1/21/2015 http://www.mpbonline.org/blogs/news/2015/01/21/mississippians-hope-oil-spill-civil-penalties-are-spent-on-environment/ The third phase of the BP oil spill civil trial is happening this week in New Orleans. As MPB’s Evelina Burnett reports, this phase will determine how many hundreds of millions of dollars in restoration money will flow to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Under the RESTORE Act,…

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