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NCSL Legislative Video Resource Center

The NCSL Video Resource Center is a collection of recorded webinars accessible for on-demand learning.

Agriculture and Rural Development

Forever Chemicals? State and Federal Actions on PFAS

Get an overview of humanmade chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which are cropping up in fertilizer, clothing, food, water and human bodies. Learn what states and the federal government are doing to address this relatively new environmental issue. Speakers include Taylor Meredith, Environmental Protection Agency, Gretchen Slater, Safer States, and Christophe Tulou, U.S. Senate.

Solar on Agricultural Lands: Preserving Pollinator Habitat and Soil Health

Explore whether fields that are cleared for solar installations can harm pollinators and learn about state efforts to implement environmentally friendly solar siting policies for agricultural lands.​ Speakers include Maggie Clark, Solar Energy Industries Association, Jordan Macknick, Strategic Energy Analysis Center at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and Gerry Palano, Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources.