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LISTEN HERE: JLF’s Donald van der Vaart testifies about assessing solar panels’ environmental impact

State senators are considering new rules for disposal of spent solar panels and other solar equipment in North Carolina. During an hourlong hearing on Senate Bill 568, they heard support for the idea from Donald van der Vaart, John Locke Foundation senior fellow.

Listen to van der Vaart’s testimony here.

The Senate Agriculture, Environment, and Natural Resources Committee took no vote today. The group is scheduled to convene again Thursday.


Mitch Kokai / Senior Political Analyst

Mitch Kokai is senior political analyst for the John Locke Foundation. He joined JLF in December 2005 as director of communications. That followed more than four years as chie...

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