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Multilateral Development Bank Spring 2024 Meeting Outcomes & Next Steps

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Jake Schmidt
The World Bank Group (WBG) held its Spring 2024 meeting, with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and the African Development Bank (AfDB) holding their annual meetings. These meetings continued the reform effort to…

Keeping LNG Off the Rails in Gibbstown and Across America

Expert BlogNew Jersey, Pennsylvania, United StatesSahana Rao
Advocates and regulators have significantly slowed development of the Gibbstown LNG Export Project, which would be the first of its kind to rely on long-distance LNG shipment by rail. But as developers affirmed in recent statements to the Federal Energy…

Weaker Building Codes in North Carolina's Future.

Expert BlogNorth CarolinaRob Moore
North Carolina already has some of the weakest building codes in the nation when it comes to protecting people from hazards and disasters, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Division of Building Sciences. But the state’s legislature is determined…

Senate Farm Bill Proposal's Key Crop Insurance Provisions

Expert BlogWashington, D.C.Lara Bryant
The House and Senate Agriculture Committees recently released separate proposals for the five-year reauthorization of the Farm Bill, which expires in September of 2024. Federal crop insurance is funded through the Farm Bill, which presents an opportunity to strengthen this…

Mountain Valley Ruptures, Yet Claims It's Gas Ready

Expert BlogVirginia, West Virginia, North CarolinaGillian Giannetti, Amy Mall

On May 1, Mountain Valley suffered a major rupture during safety testing. But it still wants to start flowing gas next week.

Unveiling Big Oil's Campaign of Lies

Expert BlogUnited States, Washington, D.C.Zanagee Artis

An explosive hearing held by the U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget has unveiled more details of Big Oil’s campaign to block climate action.