Louisiana

“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

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Poll Finds Gulf State Voters Overwhelmingly Support Offshore Energy Exploration and Sensible Energy Solutions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An overwhelming majority of voters in Texas (62%), Louisiana (72%), Mississippi (73%) and Alabama (70%) support sensible offshore exploration and production in the Gulf of Mexico, a new poll from Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) reveals. Further,...

Almost $14 Billion in Ready Investment to Fuel Post-COVID Economic Recovery at Risk, Report...

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Delays, obstruction or cancellation of pipeline infrastructure projects are threatening at least $13.6 billion in economic activity, over 66,000 jobs and more than $280 million a year in state and local...
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Trump Scrambles Talking Points With Offshore Drilling Ban

Consumer Energy Alliance's David Holt recently spoke out against the moratorium on offshore energy exploration in the Gulf of Mexico and how it will impact Gulf States that allow responsible energy development and coastal...
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Louisiana’s Emissions Plunged 71%, as Statewide GDP Increased by 177%

Baton Rouge, LA – Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), the leading voice for sensible energy policies for families and businesses, released its Louisiana Emissions Analysis, which found that emissions declined by 71% across the state since...

It’s Possible to Protect Florida’s Environment While Also Ensuring Energy Security

Lately, it seems that everywhere we go today we are presented with false choices. The classic either-or dilemma. They usually look something like this: "You're either with us or against us!" "You either like animals or...