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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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