HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A key piece of marshland near the mouth of the Wolf River now belongs to the State of Mississippi. Chemours, formerly known as DuPont-Delisle, donated the 70 plus acres that will be held in conservation in perpetuity.
Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann announced the land transfer at an afternoon news conference, along with DMR Director Jamie Miller and representatives from Chemours.
That piece of property now joins the other 30,000 acres of coastal tidelands now owned by the state.
Steve Phillips will tell you more about the land donation tonight. Look for his story on WLOX News and WLOX.com.