Environment Archive

August 22, 2014

 

sun

Temperatures Rising In An Unusually Cool Summer

High temperatures should reach into the low 90's this week, after a summer of cool temperatures due to shifting Canadian air.

August 19, 2014

 

changing light bulb

Report: Former Energy Efficiency Program Was Cost Effective

Energizing Indiana provided about $3 in savings for every one dollar spent, before it was eliminated earlier this year.

August 15, 2014

 

Harding St. Power plant

IPL Plans To Phase Out Coal At Harding St. Power Plant

Indiana Power And Light Company says its dependence on coal will fall to 44 percent by 2017 as it switches to natural gas.

August 15, 2014

 

turbine

Howard County Ditches Plan For New Wind Farm

The Howard County Board of Commissioners has terminated an agreement with energy company E.On, citing market changes and dissent from residents.

August 15, 2014

 

IND Water Study

Why Business Leaders Say Indiana Needs A Water Plan

Chamber officials says if legislation doesn't make water supply a priority, Indiana could lose business.

August 14, 2014

 

electric car

Power Provider Seeks Funds To Expand Electric Car Sharing

Indianapolis Power & Light Company is exploring the possibility of increasing rates to fund a new electric car sharing program in the city.

August 12, 2014

 

Joe Donnelly

Senator Joe Donnelly Supports New Farm Bill

Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Indiana, is talking to Hoosier farmers this week about a new version of the Farm Bill.

August 11, 2014

 

coal ash press conference

Environmental Groups Call For Testing Near Coal Ash Ponds

The Hoosier Environmental Council and other organizations say the byproduct of coal burning is a serious threat to the public's health.

August 9, 2014

 

blue green algae on a lake

How Indiana Tests For Algal Blooms

State officials regularly monitor Indiana's recreational areas for high concentrations of blue-green algae.

August 8, 2014

 

Indiana water challenges

Report: Indiana Faces Serious Water Supply Challenges

A report released Friday claims Indiana faces serious water resource challenges if state officials don't take action.

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