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March 22, 2017

 

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House Committee Hears 6 Hours Of Testimony On Solar Power Bill

Critics say the bill would eventually eliminate the financial incentive for installing solar power.

March 22, 2017

 

Caleb Pierson looks over a cabinet project he designed for Heartwood Manufacturing. Pierson is a graduate of a Batesville High School program that teaches manufacturing skills.

Manufacturing Companies Need More Workers? Look To The Schools

Manufacturing jobs require specialized training, so companies having a hard time filling open positions are finding new opportunities to teach workers.

March 22, 2017

 

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Indiana Could Benefit As Wind Industry Grows Nationally

Wind energy overtook hydroelectric at the end of 2016 to lead the renewable energy market.

March 16, 2017

 

Lake Erie at Cleveland's Villa Angela Beach.

Trump Budget Cuts Great Lakes Restoration, Sea Grant Programs

The Trump Administration’s proposed budget eliminates the $300 million in annual funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

March 13, 2017

 

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State Forests Get High Marks On International Sustainability Audit

The yearly audits judge the management of Indiana's state forests based on North American and international sustainability standards.

March 8, 2017

 

Tornado sirens are used differently throughout Indiana's counties

Two More Tornadoes Confirmed Near Mitchell, Crothersville

Since Wednesday, eleven tornadoes occurred across southern Indiana, from north of Evansville to near Salem.

March 7, 2017

 

The Owen County Recycling Center will shut down on April 1st because the county says it’s too expensive to operate.

Owen County Recycling Center To Close April 1

The Owen County Recycling Center accepts both trash and recyclables, but makes its money on the recycling.

March 6, 2017

 

IUPUI researchers collecting sediment cores from Martin Lake, Lagrange County, IN (May 2013). From left to right, graduate student Owen Rudloff, assistant professor Broxton Bird, Michael Stouder, graduate student Lucas Stamps.

Study Explores Link Between Climate, Ancient Native Populations

IUPUI scientists used paleoclimate records to better understand Midwestern Native American population dynamics.

March 3, 2017

 

A bill that would change the way home owners are paid for solar energy is moving through the Statehouse.

State Lawmakers Debate Compensation Rates For Excess Solar Energy

A bill headed to the House would change the way alternative forms of energy, such as solar power, are valued in the state.

March 3, 2017

 

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Warming Winters Impact Crane Migration Festival

The shifting sandhill crane migration may force organizers to move "Marsh Madness" to mid-February.

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