Senator Hyde-Smith knows dependence on foreign oil poses economic and national security risks for the United States. The Senator supports responsible exploration and production of Mississippi’s and the nation’s energy resources, including the development of new technologies to support the production of biofuels and other energy sources.
Senator Hyde-Smith understands the importance of conservation and good stewardship of our natural resources. She supports balanced and responsible resource management policies to ensure Mississippi’s forests, wetlands, and coastal region remain assets for future generations to enjoy.
HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES YAZOO BACKWATER PUMPS AS PUBLIC COMMENT DEADLINE DRAWS NEAR
Senator Encourages More Mississippians to Comment by Nov. 30 Deadline
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today released her public comments in favor of the Yazoo Backwater Area pumps and encouraged more Mississippians to do likewise before a Nov. 30 deadline hits next week.
Hyde-Smith issued a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to register her support for a new Draft Supplemental...
HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES ROLL OUT FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS IN THE SENATE
Twelve Bills Set Table for Negotiations to Fund Federal Programs for Remainder of Fiscal Year
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed the releases of the FY2021 appropriations bills developed and unveiled by the Senate Appropriations Committee and pledged to work to complete the appropriations process that will fund important federal projects and programs in Mississippi.
Hyde-Smith said the...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WELCOME $25.9 MILLION FOR WATER & WASTEWATER UPGRADES IN RURAL MISS.
USDA Approves Loan/Grant Awards to 10 Rural Mississippi Communities
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed the award of more than $25.9 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development funding to improve water and wastewater systems in 10 rural Mississippi communities.
The funding for several communities and rural water associations is...
Delta Farm Press
The Delta Council Meeting asks for support in the effort to build the pumps
At the 2020 virtual Delta Council Meeting on Nov. 12, the Delta Council asked pump supporters to submit positive comments to help the Yazoo Backwater Project move forward.
By Alaina Dismukes
Army Corps’ action moves Yazoo Pump Project forward
By Steven Gagliano
Today represents an important step in the process towards the completion of the Yazoo Pump Project https://newsms.fm/epa-reviewing-2008-veto-of-yazoo-pump-project/ in the Mississippi Delta.
The U.S. Army Corps...
Positive report: Corps’ study says backwater pumps project should move ahead
By Tim Reeves
After months of study and feedback, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a report Friday that lays out recommendations for completion of the Yazoo Backwater Pumps Project.
Congressional Record (Senate - May 09, 2019)
Mr. President, I also rise to speak on behalf of thousands of Mississippians who have been affected by catastrophic flooding and other natural disasters this year. Their plight and the unmet
commitment made to them long ago provide us an...