Coast projects benefit from Deepwater Horizon settlement funds

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Fishing Dock Boast along a Marsh Water Edge in Ocean Springs, Mississippi

Gov. Tate Reeves on Thursday announced 15 new RESTORE Act projects at the seventh annual Restoration Summit in .

The projects total approximately $49 million.

“Mississippi’s is thriving in every region across our state, and this includes our Gulf Coast,” Reeves said. “These 15 new projects that I approved will strengthen our coastal economy and better the quality of life for those living there.”

The RESTORE Act was enacted in 2012 as a result of of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill to help rebuild the coastal economies in Gulf states.

Reeves said the projects are chosen…

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