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.
(NOTE: The Scenic Rivers Development Alliance issued the following news release on Friday, July 16.)
LAND ACQUIRED FOR LODGE AND CONFERENCE CENTER ON LAKE OKHISSA
July 16, 2021
Meadville, MS (Press Release) - Scenic Rivers Development Alliance today announced the acquisition of approximately 150 acres of land along the shoreline of Lake Okhissa in Southwest Mississippi from the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).
Scenic Rivers Development Alliance is a body politic of the State of Mississippi, which has...
HYDE-SMITH VOTES AGAINST ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN, WANTS IMPROVEMENTS AS BILL MOVES FORWARD
Senator’s Public Lands & Offshore Leasing Amendment Stymied by Energy Committee Democrats
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted against advancing energy infrastructure legislation due to its expansion of federal powers over states and...
HYDE-SMITH SEEKS WITHDRAWAL OF BIDEN BLM NOMINEE
Energy Committee Republicans Highlight Nominee’s False & Misleading Statements, Past Ties to Eco-Terrorist Cell
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined fellow Republicans on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee in sending President Biden a letter that calls on him to withdraw his nominee to lead the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
The letter highlights the false and misleading statements made by nominee...
The Associated Press
Forest Service sells land for southwest Mississippi project
The Associated Press
MEADVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is transferring ownership of a parcel of land to a group that plans to develop a conference center and a 200-room lodge near a lake in southwestern...
Oklahoma Energy Today
Lankford joins call for Biden to withdraw BLM nominee
July 15, 2021
Senator James Lankford joined all of the Republican members of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources to send a letter to President Biden calling on him to withdraw the nomination of Tracy Stone...
Republicans ramp up pressure on Biden to pull nominee linked to eco-terrorist plot
Tracy Stone-Manning's nomination for BLM director is under increasing fire
By Peter Hasson | Fox News
Republican senators are ramping up pressure on President Biden to withdraw Tracy Stone-Manning's...
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...