Sec. of State presents Tidelands Funds to DMR

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Published on October 17, 2019 -

Sec. of State presents Tidelands Funds to DMR

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann along with local leaders presented a check for nearly 12 million dollars to the Department of Marine Resources today to help fund projects along the Coast.


Sec. of State presents Tidelands Funds to DMR

Secretary of state delbert- hosemann along with local - leaders presented a check for - nearly 12 million - dollars to the deparment of - marine resources today- to help fund projects along the- coast.- d-m-r received 11.7 million - dollars as part of the tideland- turnback trust fund.- public access projects funded b- the trust include - improvements to the long beach- harbor, building restorations a- the lynn meadows discovery- center, and - shepard state park upgrades - among many others.- hosemann and d-m-r director joe- spraggins say the fund- provides a big benefit fort bot- residents and natural - attractions across the- mississippi coast.- - delbert hosemann: - secretary of state- "all the things you see - department of marine- resources do comes out of these- checks, and so we basically kep- that money here - to run the assets of the gulf - coast."

- joe spraggins: executive- director, department of marine- resources - "this means there'll be a lot - more projects - being able to be done, they'll- be things that they can have- better access to, and we'll - continue to be able to serve- them as department of marine- resources."

- - - - d-m-r received 10 million - dollars from

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