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February 24, 2015

 

solar panels

House Speaker Halts Bill To Create Alternative Energy Fee

The bill would allow utility companies to charge alternative energy users a fee for using the energy grid.

February 24, 2015

 

Cold Temperature

Southern Indiana Experiences Record Cold

Temperatures below zero could continue Thursday and Friday evening.

February 20, 2015

 

bats

Why Bats In Indiana Face A Dire Future

White Nose Syndrome has hit bats in Indiana hard, and experts say the worst is yet to come.

February 19, 2015

 

solar

Committee Approves Bill Creating Alternative Energy Fee

A bill approved Wednesday in a House committee would allow utilities to charge future alternative energy customers a fee.

February 13, 2015

 

Roses

‘Slow Flowers’ Movement Champions Sustainable Blooms

The majority of flowers bought in the U.S. are imported from countries such as Ecuador and Colombia, but a new movement hopes to change that.

February 12, 2015

 

State forest

Activists Concerned About DNR’s Ash Salvage Sales

The first salvage sale took place Wednesday at the Jackson Washington State Forest.

February 9, 2015

 

hog

Specialists Optimistic About Hog Virus Outlook

The Indiana Board of Animal Health says they are seeing a decrease in the number of PED pig infections compared to this time last year.

February 7, 2015

 

Ash-Borer

New Hires To Bloomington Parks Help Fight Invasive Species

Two new hires to the Bloomington Parks Department will help study and fight both invasive vegetation and species.

February 6, 2015

 

Deer

Bloomington Parks Department Cancels Griffy Lake Deer Cull

The season's conditions weren't right for an efficient deer cull.

February 6, 2015

 

Alkaline Hydrolysis machine

As Traditional Burials Decline, A New Option Appears

A machine manufactured in Indiana is used in so-called chemical cremation. But in the majority of states, including Indiana, the process is illegal.

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