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PSC's Brandon Presley calls in-state nuclear waste dump a 'harebrained scheme'

NETTLETON — Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley has reached out to President Barack Obama, Mississippi’s congressional delegation and other Washington leaders in an attempt to block any federal government attempts to dispose of the nation’s nuclear waste in Mississippi. In a letter sent this week, Presley shared copies of recent unanimously passed PSC resolutions opposing a permanent nuclear waste disposal ...

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Cochran, Wicker pushing for more liquefied natural gas exports

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and Roger Wicker, R-Miss., are calling on the Obama Administration to expedite approval of project applications to export liquefied natural gas (LNG). The senators sent a letter to U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz regarding the issue. The letter sent by the senators states, “LNG exports are…important to America’s national security ...

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Council gives state high marks for energy-efficiency policies

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi is the most improved state in the nation for energy-saving policies, a ratings group says. The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy lauded the state yesterday for efforts in the last year that included lawmakers passing a new energy code for buildings and the Public Service Commission passing requirements for electric and gas utilities to offer ...

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McCULLOUGH: President Obama makes good call for DOE Secretary

America is blessed with abundant energy resources, a strong energy infrastructure and people skilled to deliver affordable, reliable energy. To lead our nation to great energy security, President Obama has nominated a man of deep qualification, seasoned experience and proven leadership ability. Ernest J. Moniz graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. degree in physics from Boston College. He earned ...

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