Mobile and Baldwin counties are getting $41 million through the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act.
Oil Producing Regions share 37.5 percent of the revenue from oil and gas leases in the Gulf under GOMESA. These funds go toward sewer and land improvements. Communities like Dauphin Island, Daphne, Mobile, Dauphin Island and Foley will all benefit this year.
Jeff Collier is the mayor of Dauphin Island. He said GOMESA funds will be used to renovate a boat ramp and revitalize a marsh on Dauphin Island. Read more on www.apr.org.