Is the Yazoo Pump finally dead? U.S. District Judge Sharion Aycock last month ruled against it. But then, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had previously vetoed the project as provided under the Clean Water Act. The Board of Mississippi Levee Commissioners had challenging the EPA veto. It’s really a terrible idea. Democratic Interior Secretary Bruce […]
By: Susan Buchanan, Contributing Writer Posted: Monday, April 4, 2011 3:40 pm Residents along the Gulf Coast wish they could forget how last year’s oil spill tore the fabric of local life by destroying jobs, harming health and reducing seafood consumption. But as the one-year anniversary of BP’s well explosion nears on April 20, scientists […]
By Ada McMahon, Bridge the Gulf On Monday, Feb. 14, the Sierra Club took Mississippi Power’s proposed lignite coalmine and power plant to court, as part of its ongoing attempt to stop the project from being built. In a morning press conference, the environmental group and a diverse range of residents and advocates voiced their […]
By Amy McCullough GULFPORT — While lawyers prepared for the hearing upstairs, more than 20 Gulf Coast residents rallied in the lobby of the Harrison County Chancery Court this morning (Feb. 14), as Mississippi Sierra Club director Louie Miller explained a lawsuit with a pair of flip flops. Miller held up a pair of the […]
Eighteen citizens have filed a petition for damages and permanent injunction against USA Speedway LLC in the Third Judicial District Court.