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MEMA opens call center for oil spill questions

PEARL, MS (WLOX) - The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency will open a call center Saturday at noon to answer questions from concerned residents regarding the oil spill in Gulf of Mexico. The number is 866-920-MEMA (6362).

The call center will be opened Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. Starting Sunday, the call center lines will be activated every day from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. until further notice.

Call center staff will be able to answer some general questions regarding the April 20 explosion that sank the BP' Transocean Deepwater Horizon drilling rig April 22. They'll also have a list of important phone numbers to give to concerned residents.

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