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Senate passes appropriations bill

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The U.S. has Senate passed the FY2010 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, which provides funding for federal water projects in Mississippi and university-led energy research. “Senate passage of this bill is a key step toward providing the funding we need to operate and maintain the federal water projects that are important to life in Mississippi. It ...

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PHMSA approves pipeline's operation

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI — Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP’s, Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP, has completed remediation of the pipe anomalies on its East Texas and Southeast pipeline projects and has received authorization from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to operate these pipelines at standard operating pressures. Rolf Gafvert, CEO of Boardwalk, said, “We have made significant progress on ...

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Denbury studying proposed pipelines

DALLAS — Denbury Resources Inc. has initiated a comprehensive feasibility study of a possible long-term CO2 pipeline project, which would connect proposed gasification plants in the Midwest to the Company’s existing CO2 pipeline infrastructure in Mississippi or Louisiana. The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity has provided financial assistance for the feasibility study for the Illinois portion of the ...

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Energy projects get ARRA money

JACKSON — More than $153 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding has been released six states and a U.S. territory, including Mississippi. The State of Mississippi was awarded $16.1 million, which will be used to promote energy efficiency in state buildings and initiate selected renewable energy projects. The state plans to initiate a “lead by example” program ...

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Barbour testifies on cap and trade

WASHINGTON — Gov. Haley Barbour yesterday warned the cap and trade tax under consideration by Congress would damage the nation’s economic growth and increase energy costs for consumers. Barbour testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. “Energy policy significantly impacts every aspect of American foreign and domestic policy,” Barbour said. “Energy is the lifeblood of our ...

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State gets more ARRA money

JACKSON — More than $153 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding has been released six states and a U.S. territory, including Mississippi. The State of Mississippi was awarded $16.1 million, which will be used to promote energy efficiency in state buildings and initiate selected renewable energy projects. The state plans to initiate a “lead by example” program ...

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