Mississippi

“There is a real need to raise awareness on the value of energy projects and the sector as a whole in our local economy. The rhetoric of pitting energy against environmental quality is simply false but has been effectively perpetuated by anti-development advocates for decades. That’s why it’s important that CEA’s Campaign for America’s Energy is reminding Mississippi’s policymakers and the public of the opportunities we have to employ more people in higher-paying jobs, grow local economies and improve environmental quality in a variety of ways – all through growth in U.S. energy.”

– Patrick Sullivan, Mississippi Energy Institute President

Mississippians spend over $4,230 annually on energy.  For a low-income Mississippian living at the poverty line, that translates to 35 percent of their individual income. Learn More

Mississippi 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...

Mississippi’s Emissions Plunged 95% Over a Decade, as Statewide GDP More than Doubled

Jackson, MS – Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) today released its Mississippi Emissions Analysis, which found that emissions declined by 95% across the state since 1990. This sharp drop is remarkable given that Mississippi’s Gross Domestic...

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...