The company says the layoffs are the result of a decline in demand for coal.
The Obama administration will unveil final rules for carbon emissions Monday, which will include state by state goals.
The process will help IPL comply with EPA standards limiting coal-fired power plant emissions.
Director of the Hoosier Environmental Council says Pence should focus on the opportunities Indiana has for clean energy.
Indiana Power And Light Company says its dependence on coal will fall to 44 percent by 2017 as it switches to natural gas.
New Indiana laws are in effect, job discrimination legislation for veterans and how Indiana coal industry communities are preparing for new EPA regulations.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the EPA could change emission thresholds for certain industries.
This week the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled a new set of proposed regulations for existing coal-fired power plants.
In 2012 the Environmental Protection Agency put emission standards in place for coal fired power plants, and Indiana is one state appealing the new rules.
The Perry K Steam Plant is converting from coal to natural gas to comply with new Environmental Protection Agency emission standards.