Southern Miss, EPA to sign memorandum of understanding

Ocean Springs, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from The University of Southern Mississippi.

WHEN: 2 p.m., Friday, June 19, 2015

WHERE: Field Studies Building, Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, 703 East Beach Drive, Ocean Springs

SPECIFICS: The University of Southern Mississippi and the Environmental Protection Agency's Gulf of Mexico Program office will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will serve to increase cooperation between the entities in areas of mutual interest. Southern Miss and the EPA's Gulf Office will be collaborating in an effort to offer environmental education opportunities to students at the University's Gulf Coast Research Laboratory.

NOTE: University President Rodney D. Bennett and EPA Gulf of Mexico Chief of Staff Diane T. Altsman will be on hand for the signing.

CONTACT: Martha Brown, GCRL Public Information Officer, 228.669.8612