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.

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Energy Grows Advancements in Medicine

“Back when I was your age” is an expression many of us have heard and have maybe even said to our friends or our own children. According to the PEW Research Center, for many years...

Energy Grows Travel

While many often think of travel for businesses purposes first, according to the U.S. Travel Association (USTA), 74 percent of travel is for leisure and Americans spent $718.4 billion on travel in 2017 alone. ...
Pipeline protesters barricade highway and burn trucks

Lack of Civility Not New to Energy

CEA President David Holt recently opined on the lack of civility and increasing lawlessness of anti-energy protesters (as we've documented multiple times - see for example here and here) which endanger families and communities across...

Energy Grows Meals For Families

Being a parent to a family is tough. Being a parent at home, during summer vacation with four kids ages 12, 9, 8 and 5 running around that house is downright brutal. During the school...
Sustainable Farming

Energy Grows Sustainable Farming

In 1930, 25% of the U.S. population lived on farms. Today, it is less than 2%. And 97-99% of U.S. farms and ranches are family owned and are producing 86% of the nation’s food....
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