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EPA to Conduct Additional Investigations in Grenada, Miss. to Guide Cleanup of Grenada Manufacturing, LLC Site

Beginning Monday, April 11, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will conduct a site investigation at the former Grenada Manufacturing, LLC facility (now Grenada Stamping), followed by additional sampling in the adjacent Eastern Heights neighborhood the week of May 2, 2016. These new investigations are part of a precautionary approach to protect public health and the environment. The results will help EPA and Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) guide the ongoing cleanup of the facility and surrounding areas.

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Mississippi Power breaks ground on Seabee Base solar facility

L-R: Pete Marte, CEO, Hannah Solar, Nate Greenberg, Business Development Manager and Rich Walsh, Business Development- Renewable Energy, WGL Energy Systems, Stephanie Hogue, Retail Generation Development, Southern Company, Anthony Coker, VP Market Development, Hannah Solar and Brandon Looney, Project Manager - Renewable Generation Development, Southern Company

L-R: Pete Marte, CEO, Hannah Solar, Nate Greenberg, Business Development Manager and Rich Walsh, Business Development- Renewable Energy, WGL Energy Systems, Stephanie Hogue, Retail Generation Development, Southern Company, Anthony Coker, VP Market Development, Hannah Solar and Brandon Looney, Project Manager - Renewable Generation Development, Southern Company

Mississippi Power’s commitment to renewable energy is on track after the March 2 groundbreaking ceremonies on one of the company’s three renewable energy solar projects.

Mississippi Power, Hannah Solar and the U.S. Navy are partnering on a 23-acre, 3-4-MW solar project at The Naval Construction Battalion Center (Seabee Base) in Gulfport.

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EPA Honors 17 Environmental Job Training Program Graduates in Columbus, Miss.

During a ceremony at the Genesis Dream Center in Columbus, Miss., representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized 17 graduates from the Superfund Job Training Initiative (SuperJTI). EPA provided the two-week environmental job training program in conjunction with the ongoing cleanup at the Kerr McGee Chemical Superfund Site.

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Mississippi State University Among 38 Teams to Receive EPA Grants for Innovative Sustainable Projects

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded a grant to Mississippi State University (MSU) in Starkville, Miss., through the People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) program. Nationally the grants were awarded to 38 university student teams for proposed projects to develop new, sustainable products and strategies. Each team will receive up to $15,000 for their proposals.

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Mississippi Family Wins Bryant Home Comfort System

 

Bryant installs Evolution™ home comfort system for winner of its first-ever social media sweepstakes

Bryant Heating & Cooling is proud to announce it has completed the installation of a new Bryant® Evolution™ home comfort system for the lucky Mississippi family who won its first-ever social media sweepstakes. Bryant, a leading supplier of heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp..

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EPA to Provide Community Update on Environmental Study in Grenada, Miss.

On Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) together with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) will host a public meeting to provide an update on an ongoing environmental study in the Eastern Heights neighborhood of Grenada, Miss. The agencies are investigating whether contamination, primarily the solvent trichloroethylene (TCE), associated with the Grenada Manufacturing, LLC, facility may be entering nearby homes in the form of a vapor from contamination below ground or from another source.

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