“Louisiana residents understand you do not have to choose between protecting the environment and harnessing our vast domestic energy options. We know both can be done because we see it happen each day in Louisiana. That’s why we are pleased that CEA’s Campaign for America’s Energy will play a key role in reminding policy makers of the opportunities presented by Louisiana’s energy resources to meet our economic needs and protect our environment.”

– Stephen Waguespack, President and CEO of Louisiana Association of Business and Industry

Louisianans spend over $6,500 annually on energy.  For a low-income Louisianan living at the poverty line, that translates to over 54 percent of their individual income.

Louisiana News

Ripple Effects of Targeting a Single Industry Hit the Entire Economy

With the stroke of a pen, thousands of union construction jobs modernizing our nation's energy transmission system were eliminated.  CEA's David Holt looks at how this one action impacts the entire economy. In this case,...
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Texas Energy Crisis a Wake-Up Call for Policymakers

As Texas begins to recover from mass power outages, CEA's David Holt looks at the necessity of designing a robust energy system that delivers affordable and reliable service, using the best each form of...

Why Legislators Say Biden’s Energy Orders Will Devastate Louisiana’s Economy

Aside from saving Louisiana residents and businesses over $68 billion in energy costs, natural gas production in Louisiana has had a significant impact on reducing environmental pollutants.  CEA's  Louisiana Emissions Analysis was cited during...

The Rod Arquette Show with David Holt

CEA's David Holt appeared on The Rod Arquette Show to talk about the negative effects of oil and gas lease bans on federal lands will have on the American economy. Listen here - 105.9 KNRS

House Natural Resources Committee Hearing Highlights Importance of Offshore Energy Development

Largest Energy Consumer Advocate Applauds Committee for Highlighting Importance of Expanding Offshore Wind Development; Shares Concerns with Restricting Offshore Oil and Gas Development in Gulf Washington, D.C. — Today the House Committee on Natural Resources...