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.
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR BILL TO PROTECT MISS. JOBS, COASTAL CONSERVATION
Conservation Funding Protection Act Would Secure Offshore Energy Production Access
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored legislation to protect jobs and energy exploration opportunities in the Gulf of Mexico and the conservation efforts funded by those activities.
The Conservation Funding Protection Act would ensure that American energy producers would...
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...
EPA Administrator Talks Yazoo Pumps, Agriculture Pest Control In Mississippi Visit
On Tue, 01/12/2021 - 04:26 PM
On Monday, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler wrapped up his visit to Mississippi announcing a multi-million-dollar grant...
Vicksburg District commander: Pumps project will take four years to complete
By John Surratt
Once the funding becomes available for the Yazoo Backwater Pumps project, it would take about four years to complete the work, the commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg...
Forks of the Road funding approved by Congress
By Staff Reports
NATCHEZ — The long-awaited Forks of the Road Slave Market District of the Natchez National Historic Park is one step closer to reality.
Monday night, Congress overwhelmingly approved funding needed to complete the land...