News - Resilient Communities and Economies

Tracie Sempier receives first-place EPA Gulf Guardian Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Gulf of Mexico Program recognized Mississippi resident Tracie Sempier with the First Place 2015 Gulf Guardian Award in the Individual Category. The awards ceremony was held July 30, 2015, at the Texas...

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By: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency / Published: Aug 07, 2015

Delcambre wins Spirit of Community Award for resilience efforts

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Delcambre Port Director Wendell Verret, third from left, accepts the Spirit of Community Award on behalf of the Town of Delcambre during the Gulf of Mexico Climate Outreach Community of Practice annual meeting in St. Petersburg, Fla....

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 22, 2015

There’s a new shipwreck in Alabama

Coastal Alabama gained its newest shipwreck this month, which the sinking of the Capt. Shirley Brown Memorial Reef.

Originally named the H.H. Hardin -- but commonly known as the Tenneco -- the Capt. Shirley Brown is a 128-foot long Ferro-cement...

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By: Chandra Wright / Published: Jun 12, 2015

Resilience workshop for planners scheduled in Jackson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program and the Mississippi Chapter of the American Planning Association are co-sponsoring a professional development workshop on resiliency planning for city planners on...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 11, 2015