STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
PHIL BRYANT, GOVERNOR

MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
GARY C. RIKARD, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 13, 2017
Contact: Robbie Wilbur
601/961-5277



MDEQ Lifts Two Advisories in Harrison County
No Advisories in Effect

(JACKSON, Miss.) The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted two advisories Wednesday for stations 7A and 10 in Harrison County. There are currently no stations under an advisory across the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

The advisories are lifted for:

►Station 7A -- Long Beach -- near Trautman Ave. -- from Oak Gardens east to Girard Ave.

►Station 10 -- Gulfport Central Beach -- from Alfonso Dr. east to Arkansas Ave.

More information about the Mississippi Beach Monitoring Program and the status of beach advisories is available at: http://opcgis.deq.state.ms.us/beaches.

To receive beach advisories directly, send an email to rwilbur@mdeq.ms.gov for inclusion in a public group email list, text "MDEQbeach" to 95577, or follow MDEQ on Twitter: @MDEQ.
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Media Contact:

Robbie Wilbur
Communications Director
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
Post Office Box 2261
Jackson, Mississippi 39225
rwilbur@mdeq.ms.gov
601-961-5277 (o)
601-421-5699 (c)
@MDEQ