Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
Funding Source: Transocean, Anadarko, and BP
Controlling Document: The RESTORE Act
Year Awarded: 2017
This project will provide additional infrastructure that will benefit the economy of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Region by identifying the needs to improve fiber optic infrastructure and applicable solutions within the region. Direct Component funds will be used to identify the needs to improve fiber optic infrastructure and construct applicabl infrastructure solutions. This project aligns with the economic development and infrastructure priorities developed by the GoCoast 2020 Commission.This proposed project could position the Mississippi Gulf Coast as a premier location for businesses and industry, as well as create new educational opportunities for Mississippi students.