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Environment, Energy & Transportation Division


Advancing the Energy-Water Nexus: How Governors Can Bridge Their Conservation Goals

A new white paper from the National Governors Association examines the resource conservation aspects of the energy-water nexus that can be improved through better state policy design.

Setting Site-Specific Priorities in the Federal Budget Process for Cleanup of Nuclear Weapons Waste

A new brief from the National Governors Association focuses on the opportunities for state engagement at each stage of the budget process and suggests how states can ensure that site budgets incorporate state input and priorities.


The NGA Center for Best Practices Environment, Energy & Transportation Division (EET) provides information, research, policy analysis, technical assistance and resource development for governors and their staff in the areas of energy, environment and transportation sectors. The division focuses on several issues, including improving energy efficiency, enhancing the use of both traditional and alternative fuels for electricity and transportation, developing a modern electricity grid, expanding economic development opportunities in the energy sector, protecting and cleaning up the environment, exploring innovative financing mechanisms for energy and infrastructure and developing a transportation system that safely and efficiently moves people and goods.