DEQ building to be named after late U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee

U.S. Rep. Nunnelee died of brain cancer in February 2015. He was elected in 2010, after serving 15 years as a state senator from Tupelo.

Mississippi House members had been adamantly that the DEQ building, 515 Amite Street, be named in honor of Nunnelee. The Senate concurred with the House on Wednesday on the language in Senate Bill 2564.

Clarion Ledger