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December 8, 2016

 

Entrance to the Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.

Environmentalists Sue VA, Hope To Save Old-Growth Forest

If the measure is granted, it would stop the VA from clearing a 500-year-old oak tree from the land near Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.

September 28, 2016

 

coal plant

Clean Power Plan Would Impact Hoosier Energy, Jobs

The Clean Power Plan would require power plants nationwide to reduce carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030.

September 8, 2016

 

Wind turbines in Lafayette.

Indiana’s Wind Industry Still Growing Despite Challenges

In 2007, Indiana had no large wind turbines. By 2009, the state’s more than 600 turbines produced enough energy to power nearly 400,000 homes.

August 24, 2016

 

The Climate Leadership Summit gathered local leaders and environmental organizations and stakeholders.

Mayors To Pressure Lawmakers Into Environmental Changes

Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett says the state legislature is “frozen” when it comes to environmental protection.

August 4, 2016

 

 BP discovered in a test Tuesday that the total suspended solids discharged rose to more than 26,600 pounds.

Indiana BP Refinery Discharges Industrial Waste Above Limits

BP discovered in a test Tuesday that the total suspended solids discharged rose to more than 26,600 pounds.

July 27, 2016

 

Cypress tress, prevalent in wetlands of the southern U.S., reach there northern limit along the Wabash River in Indiana.

Indiana Conservation Practices Affect Gulf Of Mexico

Nutrients from Indiana rivers can spark algae blooms, which can be toxic to plants, animals and humans.

February 22, 2016

 

Rep. David Wolkins, R-Warsaw, has introduced a similar bill for four consecutive sessions.

Environmental Regulation Bill Undergoes Significant Edits

The bill now simply requires IDEM to inform the legislature each year on new rules it’s developing and enacting.

January 15, 2016

 

the Duke Energy coal gasification plant in Edwardsport

Duke Energy Edwardsport Plant Settlement Expanded

Duke Energy agrees not to charge customers for $87.5 million of the operating costs of the Edwardsport plant, $2.5 million more than the original agreement.

January 8, 2016

 

Discrepancies in research mean it can be next to impossible for researchers to get comprehensive data on who’s using water, and how.

Lack Of Water Use Data Could Have Environmental Consequences

A study from Purdue University shows a huge lack of cooperation among county, state and federal agencies when it comes to reporting water usage.

November 30, 2015

 

City Hall Roof

City Buildings Plan To Install Solar Panels

Hoosiers in Bloomington can expect to see more solar panels in the near future.

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