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February 10, 2016

 

Gibson power plant

Supreme Court Grants Immediate Stay On Clean Power Plan

With the United States Supreme Court granting a stay on the Clean Power Plan, groups on both sides of the aisle are planning for a long battle ahead.

October 14, 2015

 

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Grant Will Help Hoosiers Replace Outdoor Wood Boilers

The Hoosier Environmental Council has long been concerned about the effect of the roughly 8,000 outdoor wood boilers across the state.

October 13, 2015

 

The Environmental Protection Agency’s new Clean Water Rule expanded the definition of “waters of the U.S.” to include tributaries that flow into navigable waterways.

U.S. Court Of Appeals Stays New EPA Clean Water Rule

The nationwide halt comes after Indiana and 17 other states filed a legal challenge against the new rule.

May 11, 2015

 

The goal of the renovations is to restore the pavilion to a yearlong destination for dining and recreation, says Dan Bortner, Director of the Department of Natural Resources State Parks and Reservoirs.

Plan To Renovate Historic Dunes Pavilion Sparks Concern

Statewide environmental organizations have spoken out against the plans, but DNR officials say they're conservation-minded and are open to feedback.

May 6, 2014

 

Duke Energy's Gibson plant

Environmentalists Call For More Coal Ash Pond Regulations

A report from the Hoosier Environmental Council identifies spills and contamination caused by coal ash ponds in the state.

September 27, 2013

 

Amtrak train on tracks.

Should Indiana Spend More On Alternative Transportation?

The state is reviewing its options for keeping the Amtrak line from Chicago to Indianapolis running after federal funding runs out October 1.

September 27, 2013

 

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Environmentalists Pitch Climate Change Fixes To Businesses

The Hoosier Environmental Council is trying to convince conservative business owners that implementing climate change solutions is good for business.

September 18, 2013

 

Dan Coats

Senator Coats Blames EPA For Power Plant Shutdown

American Electric Power announced this week it will fully shutdown its Tanners Creek coal-fueled facility in Lawrenceburg by 2015.

July 31, 2013

 

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Group Opposes Proposed Coal Mine Near Patoka Wildlife Refuge

An Evansville-based coal company plans to create a new surface mine in southwestern Indiana near the Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge.

May 29, 2013

 

power plant

Governor Asks President To Reject EPA CO2 Emission Standards

The governor says the new standards would damage the state’s energy future.

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