VT Halter helping reclaim Mississippi island

(ROUND ISLAND, Miss.) — VT Halter Marine is offering dredged materials from its south yard expansion project to help reclaim Round Island, The Mississippi Press reported. The project, undertaken in partnership with the state's Department of Marine Resources, will create 70 acres of new land. The island has eroded from more than 230 acres in 1884 to 25 acres today.

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By Professional Mariner Staff