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DEQ to hold public meeting on oil spill compensation

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) – Mississippi's Department of Environmental Quality wants the public's input as officials make plans to seek compensation for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

DEQ will hold a public meeting Monday at the University of Southern Mississippi's Gulf Coast campus.

It will provide information about the state's natural resource damage assessment and answer questions.

The scientific assessment allows DEQ to seek compensation for restoration of the state's natural resources damaged by the oil spill.

The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. at the U.S.M. campus in Long Beach.

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