The Mississippi Sound was closed to swimmers in March 2011 near the Porter Avenue Pier in Biloxi because of high bacteria levels. The state hopes to reduce pollution with drainage and sewerage improvement projects that BP will fund as a result of the 2010 oil catastrophe in the Gulf.
The Mississippi Sound was closed to swimmers in March 2011 near the Porter Avenue Pier in Biloxi because of high bacteria levels. The state hopes to reduce pollution with drainage and sewerage improvement projects that BP will fund as a result of the 2010 oil catastrophe in the Gulf. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com File
The Mississippi Sound was closed to swimmers in March 2011 near the Porter Avenue Pier in Biloxi because of high bacteria levels. The state hopes to reduce pollution with drainage and sewerage improvement projects that BP will fund as a result of the 2010 oil catastrophe in the Gulf. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com File

$114M from BP aims to curb beach pollution, restore habitat

November 15, 2016 10:38 AM