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June 3, 2014


More than 80 percent of Indiana’s electric power comes from coal, so the proposed EPA regulations could have harmful effects on the state's economy.

What Obama’s Proposed EPA Regulations Mean for Indiana

President Obama has proposed EPA regulations to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 30 percent by 2030 compared with 2005 levels.

June 20, 2012


Excess sediment will be removed from Griffy Lake in Bloomington this summer. A Lake and River Enhancement Program grant will fund the project.

Cleaning Up Indiana’s Waterways

This week on Noon Edition, we’ll talk about the state of Indiana’s lakes, rivers, and streams.

July 8, 2011


storm damage

Tornado Damage To Urban Landscapes, And What We Can Do About It

Weeks since Indiana's most recent tornadoes, damage to our urban forests remains.

February 19, 2010


JC Randolph and Nelson Shaffer in the WFIU studios

Coal And What It Means To Indiana

This week on Noon Edition, we took a look at coal and what it means to Indiana.

January 15, 2010


Noon Edition guests Andrew Maddocks, Robert Fischman and Kenneth Richards sitting in the WFIU studios

Climate Change: From Copenhagen To Indiana

This week on Noon Edition, we discussed the recent climate talks in Copenhagen and what they mean for people in the US and Indiana.

March 13, 2009


Changes at IDEM

This week on Noon Edition, we’ll discuss the reorganization and policy changes at the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, or IDEM. Joining hosts Bob Zaltsberg and Mary Catherine Carmichael are IDEM Assistant Commissioners Scott Nally and Dan Murry as well as Hoosier Environmental Council Senior Policy Director Tim Maloney.

August 8, 2008


Managing Indiana’s Forests

This week on Noon Edition we’ll discuss the stewardship of Indiana’s woodlands. Joining us in the Studio will be Senior Policy Director for the Hoosier Environmental Council Tim Maloney, State Forester for the Department of Natural Resources John Seifert, as well as economist and co-founder of GreenFire Consulting Dr. Christine Glaser.

April 11, 2008


Earth Day and Recycling

This week on “Noon Edition,” we’ll discuss recycling and environmental conservation just in time for Earth Day with Scott Morgan from the Monroe County Solid Waste Management District.

November 30, 2007


IU Sustainability

This week on “Noon Edition,” we’ll talk with geophysics professor Michael Hamburger and deputy vice president for administration Paul Sullivan. They are the co-chairs of Indiana University’s Sustainability Task Force and will discuss ways to integrate sustainable practices into everyday life at IU and around the world.

April 27, 2007


Green Burial

Herald-Times editor Bob Zaltsberg and co-host Mary Catherine Carmichael talk with Mark Harris, a former Los Angeles Times syndicated columnist, about the environmental impacts of the typical American funeral. Harris says there are alternatives that have a less adverse effect on the earth.

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