2014-15 NGA Chair Gov. John Hickenlooper's Initiative
States are at the center of the current shale energy boom and are actively pursuing ways to manage its development responsibly.
The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) develops innovative solutions to today's most pressing public policy challenges and is the only research and development firm that directly serves the nation's governors.
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Governors should be prepared from the first day of their administration to manage a major disaster.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is examining changes to the way it oversees radioactive wastes in the nuclear weapons complex that could have important environmental, safety, and economic ramifications for states.