Best Practices

Energy development is a high-impact activity that presents opportunities and challenges for state and local governments, and there are clear lessons for how to reconcile job and revenue benefits with the impacts of rapid industrialization and population growth.

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Solutions for Transitioning Coal-Dependent Communities

— The most effective fiscal policies for communities facing transition away from coal dependency are those that build wealth over time and strengthen community capacity.

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Time to Create a Natural Resources Trust

— Unlike most countries and state governments, the U.S. has not created a natural resources trust which could help meet volatility and spending challenges facing local and county governments.

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