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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:  NEW YAZOO AREA PUMP PLAN MARKS SIGNIFICANT MILESTONE IN EFFORT TO REDUCE BACKWATER FLOODING

HYDE-SMITH:  NEW YAZOO AREA PUMP PLAN MARKS SIGNIFICANT MILESTONE IN EFFORT TO REDUCE BACKWATER FLOODING

Draft Pump Proposal Released by Army Corps Will Reduce Flooding, Benefit Environment and Wildlife  

1016 Yazoo Backwater Pumps Plan
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Comments on U.S. Army Corps Plan on Yazoo Backwater Pumps. 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith today welcomed the long-anticipated release of a new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan that recommends moving forward on a flood control project to address...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH RECOMMEND ACTIONS NOW TO RESUME NOAA FISHERIES SURVEYS IN 2021

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH RECOMMEND ACTIONS NOW TO RESUME NOAA FISHERIES SURVEYS IN 2021

2020 Surveys, Critical to Coastal Communities, Suspended Due to COVID-19 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), in an effort to help Mississippi coastal communities whose economies rely on fishing, are calling for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to begin planning now to resume fisheries surveys in 2021.

The Mississippi Senators are among...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE NOMINATION OF JUDGE AMY CONEY BARRETT TO SERVE ON THE U.S. SUPREME COURT

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE NOMINATION OF JUDGE AMY CONEY BARRETT TO SERVE ON THE U.S. SUPREME COURT 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, who was nominated to be an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court by President Donald Trump following the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

“President Trump has exercised his right to put forth a...

Kennedy, Cassidy propose plan to increase Gulf of Mexico lease sales

Lafayette (La.) Daily Advertiser

Kennedy, Cassidy propose plan to increase Gulf of Mexico lease sales

By William Taylor Potter

Louisiana's U.S. senators are spearheading an attempt to require the federal government to hold two lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico each year — a move the senators say...

Cornyn Introduces Bill to Conserve Gulf Coast, Protect Texas Energy Jobs

Katy (Texas) News

Cornyn Introduces Bill to Conserve Gulf Coast, Protect Texas Energy Jobs

Dec 3, 2020

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today introduced the Conservation Funding Protection Act to protect jobs and drilling opportunities in the Gulf of Mexico as well as the conservation they fund.

“Ens...

Deadline looms for public input on backwater pump project

Vicksburg Post

Deadline looms for public input on backwater pump project

By John Surratt

As the deadline for public comment nears, officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District report receiving a large number of people have responded to its Supplemental Environmental Impact...