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State of Mississippi

August 05, 2014 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet in Biloxi, Mississippi August 25-28. More
August 03, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard is celebrating it's 224th Anniversary this week. Message and Video
April 16, 2014 -- The Coast Guard federal on-scene coordinator for the Deepwater Horizon Response completed the transition to the “Middle Response” process on Tuesday and opened active National Response Center cases for three miles of coastline in Louisiana. More
April 16, 2014 -- The U.S. Coast Guard today ended patrols and operations on the final three shoreline miles in Louisiana, bringing to a close the extensive four-year active cleanup of the Gulf Coast following the Deepwater Horizon accident. More
January 13, 2014 -- Ducks Unlimited today noted a study by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration showing that wetland loss along the Gulf Coast accounts for 71 percent of the country's coastal wetland loss each year. More
January 09, 2014 -- The Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have extended the public review and comment period for the draft early restoration plan for projects across the Gulf states to February 19. More
October 03, 2013 -- BP Senior Vice President Geoff Morrell on Wednesday issued a statement in response to a ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit setting aside the claim administrator's interpretation of the business economic loss framework in the settlement agreement reached last year in connection with the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
July 24, 2013 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has announced that the recreational fishing season for greater amberjack and gray triggerfish in federal waters will open on August 1. More
June 20, 2013 -- The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council has extended the public comment period for the Draft Initial Comprehensive Plan for restoring the Gulf Coast's ecosystem and economy until July 8. More
June 10, 2013 -- Artist Boat Founder Karla Klay has been named as a third place recipient of the 2013 Gulf Guardian Award in the Individual Category from the Gulf of Mexico Program. More
June 10, 2013 -- The Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Information Center today reported that the Gulf Coast Incident Management Team has started transitioning back to the National Response Center for reporting all oil, chemical, radiological, biological and etiological discharges into the environment. More
May 06, 2013 -- The United States Department of Labor today announced that Hutco, Inc., an industrial services employment agency, has agreed to pay $1,916,850 in overtime back wages to employees assigned to work in sites throughout Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. More
February 06, 2013 -- The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council will hold a series of public engagement sessions in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Florida throughout the month of February. More
August 31, 2012 -- The Salvation Army today is continuing disaster relief efforts in states affected by Hurricane Isaac by providing meals and volunteer service. More
August 26, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard has urged the maritime community to monitor Tropical Storm Isaac’s progress and take early action to protect themselves and their property. More
July 28, 2012 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet August 20 - 23 at the Astor Crowne Plaza in New Orleans, Louisiana. More
July 17, 2012 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene its Reef Fish Advisory Panel August 6 and 7 at its office in Tampa, Florida. More
June 29, 2012 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council recently met to consider various issues. More
June 29, 2012 -- The Secretary of Commerce has named five appointments to the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. More
June 28, 2012 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has issued a reminder that the recreational harvest of gag opens in the Gulf of Mexico's federal waters on July 1. More
May 30, 2012 -- The United States Geological Survey has released a report finding that 70 percent of the Gulf of Mexico shoreline is vulnerable to erosion during weaker Category 1 hurricanes. More
May 07, 2012 -- Dr. William Merrell of Texas A&M University at Galveston, who weathered Hurricane Ike in the 1870 Merchants Mutual Insurance Building in the Strand Historic District where he conceived the Ike Dike, visited with Guidry News Service about storm surge protection. More
April 18, 2012 -- The Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustee Council today announced that $60 million in early restoration projects will soon begin along the Gulf Coast in efforts to mitigate damages from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
April 16, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host an offshore race from Galveston to Gulfport, Mississippi from May 25 to May 31. More
April 05, 2012 -- Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour today spoke at a gathering of harbor pilots from states along the Gulf of Mexico, calling for increased investment in waterways infrastructure and a national strategic policy to prepare ports for increased cargo and container volume anticipated following the expansion of the Panama Canal. More
February 12, 2012 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its Law Enforcement Advisory Panel in Gulfport, Mississippi on Tuesday in conjunction with the Law Enforcement Committee of the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission. More
January 09, 2012 -- The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety today released a new report which provides an analysis of residential building codes in the 18 hurricane-prone coastal states along the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Coast. More
December 14, 2011 -- The Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees today released the Deepwater Horizon Draft Phase I Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment, the first in a series of plans for the restoration of the Gulf of Mexico from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, for public comment. More
December 05, 2011 -- The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force today released its final strategy for long term ecosystem restoration for the Gulf Coast, following extensive feedback from citizens throughout the region. More
September 29, 2011 -- America's WETLAND Foundation today announced recommendations included in the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, which is to be released next week, for restoration of the Gulf Coast. More
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