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Construction Completed at the Chemfax, Inc. Superfund Site in Gulfport, Miss.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the construction of all cleanup actions at the Chemfax, Inc. Superfund Site in Gulfport, Miss., are complete. The Site occupies 11 acres just south of I-10 at the intersection of Creosote Road and Three Rivers Road, and was placed on EPA's National Priorities List in 2012. 

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Mississippi Power, Origis Energy break ground on new solar energy facility

Will Be Largest Solar Facility in Mississippi

Mississippi Power and Origis Energy, along with officials from the Area Development Partnership and Lamar County, held a groundbreaking ceremony for what will be the state’s largest solar facility.
 
When operational, the $100-million facility will generate 52 MW, enough electricity to power approximately 8,000 homes. Mississippi Power will receive all energy and associated renewable energy credits produced by the facility, which it may use to serve customers with solar energy or sell to third parties for the benefit of customers.

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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 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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