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

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...

Post-Pandemic, a Sustained, Essential Recovery Will Depend on Energy

As states across the country begin to reopen, legislatures are grappling with high unemployment and busted budgets.  CEA's David Holt examines the importance of American energy to reviving our economy. This post-disaster recovery will prove...
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Mississippi Governor Signs Bipartisan Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill Into Law

Leading Consumer Energy Advocate Applauds Gov. Reeves for Signing HB 1243 JACKSON, MS – Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), the leading voice for sensible energy policies for families and businesses, applauds Governor Reeves for signing HB 1243,...

Mississippians Saved $9.7 Billion Over 10 Years Thanks to Natural Gas

New Report Demonstrates Affordable, Reliable Energy Key to Mississippians Reeling from the Economic Downturn JACKSON, MS —  Thanks to increased production of abundant, affordable natural gas, Mississippi families and businesses saved more than $9.7 billion...