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January 23, 2015

 

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Lawmakers, Advocates Spar Over Energy Efficiency Alternative

Energizing Indiana aimed to reduce the state’s energy consumption by about 12 percent over ten years. Does a proposed replacement go far enough?

January 22, 2015

 

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Committee Approves Alternative To Energy Efficiency Program

The new proposal would provide flexible energy efficiency goals for utility companies.

January 22, 2015

 

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Bill Aimed At Stopping Baseball Stadium Construction Passes

SB 100 gives the Indiana Department of Homeland Security the ability to issue a cease-and-desist order in certain circumstances.

January 20, 2015

 

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Amazon Invests In Indiana Wind Farm

The investment is part of Amazon Web Services' plan to use renewable energy for 100 percent of its services.

January 19, 2015

 

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NASA, NOAA Says 2014 Was Earth’s Warmest Since 1880

Some climate scientists have used geological data to say that we may be in the warmest period for the earth in at least the last 2,000 years.

January 17, 2015

 

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How Indiana Could Become ‘Silicon Valley’ Of Agriculture

Agribusiness executives and researchers spoke at the Governor's Agriculture Conference in Indianapolis on Friday.

January 15, 2015

 

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Indiana Continues To Wait On EPA’s Ethanol Standards

Indiana farmers and ethanol producers are in limbo as they wait for the EPA to decide how much biofuel should be blended into the nation's gasoline.

January 14, 2015

 

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Some Say Pence’s Coal Crusade Doesn’t Address Opportunities

Director of the Hoosier Environmental Council says Pence should focus on the opportunities Indiana has for clean energy.

January 9, 2015

 

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What An Otter Trapping Season Would Look Like

DNR officials say the otter population has grown so large, it needs to start managing the once-endangered species.

January 2, 2015

 

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State Funds Efforts To Help Curb Agricultural Runoff

IDEM is handing out $150,000 in grants to farmers to lower sediments and nutrients running into the Wabash River.

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