Harrison County receives more than $2 million in oil spill settlement

Harrison County receives more than $2 million in oil spill settlement

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Following a board meeting on Monday, Harrison County supervisors received a $2.4 million check from BP as part of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement.

The funds were awarded to the county to compensate for economic losses caused by the 2010 disaster.

The City of Gulfport reached a separate $4.4 million settlement, whereas Biloxi settled for just under $5 million and several other cities reached settlements of their own.

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