The Leaflet - Learning From Massachusetts' Exchange
Welcome to the inaugural edition of The Leaflet, a weekly policy roundup produced for lawmakers by The Heartland Institute’s government relations department.
Research & Commentary: State Chemicals of Concern Lists
At least eight states have implemented de facto regulations on chemicals they deem “hazardous” by creating “chemicals of concern” lists.
Research & Commentary Hydraulic Fracturing in Ohio
Chesapeake Energy has announced that exploratory hydraulic fracturing wells in the Utica shale, a deep rock formation stretching from upstate New York to Kentucky, have produced significant quantit
Research & Commentary: Hydraulic Fracturing in New York State
On September 7, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation released its highly anticipated Revised Draft of the Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the Oil, Gas
Research & Commentary: Crop Insurance and Farm Subsidies
Farmers buy crop insurance for protection against the financial impact of natural disasters affecting their crops and the loss of revenue caused by declines in agricultural commodity prices.
Research & Commentary: National Flood Insurance Update
On Thursday, September 8th, the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee held its first formal markup of a bill to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program.
Research & Commentary: Keystone XL Pipeline
The Keystone XL Project is an approximately 1,661-mile pipeline expansion project that will transport crude oil from Canadian oil sands to U.S. refining markets.
Research & Commentary: Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) of Natural Gas
Research & Commentary: The Price-Anderson Act
The generation of electricity through nuclear power carries risk.
Research & Commentary: The Safety of Nuclear Energy Generation
The earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan on March 11 caused a series of explosions and fires at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant, setting off a storm of media attention and public con
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