By Tim Maloney, HEC Senior Policy Director A new documentary film about the life and work of Aldo Leopold has been playing at venues around Indiana recently. A graduate of Yale Forestry School, Leopold is the visionary author of “A Sand County Almanac”, a landmark series of essays about the need for a land ethic [...]

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For release on: November 15, 2011 For more information contact: Ryan Puckett, two21 LLC – ryan@two-21.com or 317-721-7221 Greening the Statehouse Slated for December 10 HEC’s Annual Forum to Discuss Leading Environmental Issues Facing Indiana in 2012 INDIANAPOLIS  – Indiana’s leading environmental educator and advocate will bring citizens and advocates together in December to address [...]

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For release on: November 11, 2011 For more information contact: Tim Maloney (Hoosier Environmental Council) at 812-369-8677 or tmaloney@hecweb.org Bowden Quinn (Sierra Club Hoosier Chapter) at 317-695-3046 or bowden.quinn@sierraclub.org Barbara Sha Cox at 765-962-2184 Water Pollution Control Board’s CFO Rules Leave Public Health and Indiana Waters at Risk INDIANAPOLIS – Environmental and citizen groups are [...]

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By Jesse Kharbanda, HEC Executive Director HEC was recently on Capitol Hill, representing our supporters on the grossly unaddressed problem of coal ash.  The absence of any federal safeguards on coal ash – laden with metals that can be carcinogenic in high doses – is one of the most serious environmental health issues unaddressed by [...]

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For release on: November 8, 2011 For more information contact: Peter Illyn at 360-263-4491 or peter_illyn@restoringeden.org Falon French at 765-430-0979 or ffrench@hecweb.org Minister & Leader of Creation Care Ministry Embarks on Tour of Indiana’s Christian College Campuses Peter Illyn, a nationally recognized minister and environmental advocate, will tour five Indiana Christian college campuses during November [...]

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Tar Sands & the Keystone Pipeline: There are Safer, Cleaner and More Prosperous Alternatives A reprint of an HEC OpEd, originally published in the Indianapolis Star Which of the following goals would you want America to reach? a. More jobs b. Reduced oil from terrorist-sponsoring nations c. Energy prices that don’t harm working families d. [...]

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