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Is China’s Ban on Imported Waste an Economic Opportunity for States?

While the ban is certainly a setback in the short-term, states may see it as a way to increase waste reduction efforts and develop end-market opportunities to process collected materials and turn them into new products.

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State Legislatures Magazine: ‘Powering Into the Future’

The plight of America’s aging energy grid isn’t one of those problems that will go away if we ignore it.

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Category: Magazine, Energy
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State Legislatures Magazine: ‘Powering Into the Future’

The plight of America’s aging energy grid isn’t one of those problems that will go away if we ignore it.

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Hardening the Grid Against Natural Disasters and Human Threats

In a new report, “Hardening the Grid: How States Are Working to Establish a Resilient and Reliable Electric System,” NCSL explores the policies that state legislatures have implemented over the past year in an attempt to bolster the security and resiliency of the electric grid.

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Infrastructure: A Key Focus For States in 2018

To assist states in researching and assessing infrastructure policy options, NCSL has created Infrastructure Resources 2018, which includes existing NCSL resources covering transportation, energy, environment and military infrastructure.

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State Legislatures Magazine: Underground Pipelines a Hidden Danger

Nearly four times a day. That’s how frequently underground natural gas pipelines were damaged by digging or excavating in Colorado in 2015, The Denver Post reported last year. That might sound like a lot, but in Pennsylvania the rate is more than twice as high.

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What's In the Omnibus Bill for Transportation and Energy

NCSL Natural Resource and Infrastructure Committee staff compiled summaries covering transportation, energy and health and human services in the 2018 Omnibus bill. Other federal departments will be covered in a subsequent post.

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State Legislatures Magazine: Plugged Into Solar

The forecast for solar energy remains mostly sunny, even if recent news from Washington clouded the industry’s skies.

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In Memoriam: Former NCSL Fellow Frank Kreith

A friend and former colleague at NCSL, Frank Kreith of Boulder, Colo., passed away recently.

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Disposing of Nuclear Waste an Industry Priority - But Where?

Nuclear plants provide 20 percent of the nation's power carbon-free but the industry faces a significant challenge: what to do with spent nuclear fuel.

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This blog offers updates on the National Conference of State Legislatures' research and training, the latest on federalism and the state legislative institution, and posts about state legislators and legislative staff. The blog is edited by NCSL staff and written primarily by NCSL's experts on public policy and the state legislative institution.