The measure did not face any opposition when it came up for debate Thursday.
The bill from Sen. Ed Charbonneau, R-Valparaiso, places new requirements on both owners of above ground storage tanks and the state.
Director of the Hoosier Environmental Council says Pence should focus on the opportunities Indiana has for clean energy.
The Hoosier Environmental Council and other organizations say the byproduct of coal burning is a serious threat to the public's health.
A recent study indicates creating ethanol from corn releases 7 percent more carbon dioxide emissions than gasoline.
The Perry K Steam Plant is converting from coal to natural gas to comply with new Environmental Protection Agency emission standards.
30 schools across Indiana are implementing the Change The Play initiative, a pilot program sponsored by Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck.
The number of deer harvested in Indiana in 2013 decreased 8 percent from 2012.
A bill that would have restricted IDEM from creating environmental regulations stricter than the EPA's died in a Senate committee yesterday.
Farm groups say the bill is needed to protect the industry from attack by environmental and animal-rights activists.