On Tuesday, January 19, 2016, the Mississippi Energy Institute will be a hosting its next public event Energy Brief 2016: What Mississippi Business and Community Leaders Should Know About Energy Today. The audience ...
Opportunities for Energy Growth in Mississippi
Continuing the flurry of added regulation on industry, the EPA has expectedly lowered the standard for ground-level ozone. What this means is, counties that do not meet the new standard stand a good chance of being placed under economic sanctions, a designation called non-attainment. At a time when transportation system funding is talked about regularly, […]
MEI Workforce Development Director Meredith Gunn joined Atmos’ Houston Sherrod at the Jackson Public School District’s Career Development Center to talk to students about energy-related career opportunities here in Mississippi. Read and hear more at MPB.
U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker put EPA top official Janet McCabe on the hot seat earlier this month during a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing on the unrealistic, unattainable, and incredibly costly goals set forth in the President’s Clean Power Plan. See more at Mississippi News Now.
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. recently joined project partners and elected officials to celebrate the opening of the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) station in Mississippi with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Read more at the Mississippi Business Journal.
Energy in Mississippi “The development of our energy resources plays a crucial role in Mississippi’s economic success. I believe government doesn’t create jobs; Government’s role is to encourage the private sector to create jobs and invest capital. Therefore, public policy should encourage growth and support the broad spectrum of energy development.” Lt. Gov. Reeves […]
The Mississippi Minority Business Alliance, Inc. (MMBA) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit with a primary mission of enhancing opportunities for minority and women-owned businesses. Their goal is to create and/or expand mutually beneficial relationships between minority-owned businesses, suppliers and service organizations throughout the state of Mississippi. As the only statewide minority business alliance, MMBA advocates […]
At a remarkable pace, EPA is issuing costly new rules adding more uncertainty and limiting U.S. industrial growth. Just this week, EPA has now proposed rules targeting methane emissions in the oil and gas industry. To be clear, a huge share of economic growth in the U.S. since the recession has been the result of […]
Last month, MEI President Patrick Sullivan attended the National Fund for Workforce Solutions conference in Baltimore, MD to receive an award alongside Foundation for the Mid-South in honor of our collaborative workforce development efforts. See what Patrick had to say about how creating workforce awareness will enhance MS’s economy.
Energy in Mississippi “Energy is a strength for Mississippi, and is an important part of our economy’s future. Through public policy, our goal is to encourage more investment in energy in all of its various forms.” Key Energy Leaders (2012-2015 term) Angela Cockerham – Energy Committee, Chairman Jim Beckett – Public Utilities, Chairman Jeff Smith […]