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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 HIGHLIGHTS BENEFITS TO MISS. AS SENATE APPROVES FY21 FUNDING BILLS, NEW COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE

HYDE-SMITH HIGHLIGHTS BENEFITS TO MISS. AS SENATE APPROVES FY21 FUNDING BILLS, NEW COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today highlighted benefits to Mississippi in an omnibus appropriations and COVID-19 relief package approved by the Senate late Monday night. 

The comprehensive package with all 12 FY2021 appropriations bills and $892 billion in targeted pandemic relief (HR.133) now heads to...

HYDE-SMITH HAILS RELEASE OF FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR YAZOO BACKWATER PUMPS

HYDE-SMITH HAILS RELEASE OF FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR YAZOO BACKWATER PUMPS

Army Corps Final Pump Plan Marks Significant Progress Toward Flood Protection, Environmental Improvements

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith today praised the release of a final U.S. Army Corps of Engineers environmental document that outlines the flood reduction and environmental benefits of its new Proposed Plan to address catastrophic flooding in the South Mississippi Delta.

The...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR BILL TO PROTECT MISS. JOBS, COASTAL CONSERVATION

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...

Granholm confirmed for Energy with 14 GOP votes

Roll Call 

Granholm confirmed for Energy with 14 GOP votes

‘She created new jobs, leaving no worker behind,’ said West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin III, whose state has lost thousands of coal mining jobs

By Benjamin J. Hulac

The Senate confirmed Jennifer Granholm, a former two-term governor of Michigan...

Deb Haaland's last chance to win over Republicans

Environment and Energy News 

Deb Haaland's last chance to win over Republicans

Emma Dumain, E&E News reporter

Rep. Deb Haaland will be subjected this morning to a second round of questioning by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee — a continuation of her confirmation hearing that began...