For release on: February 21, 2012 For more information contact: Kim Ferraro, Hoosier Environmental Council – kferraro@hecweb.org or 219-464-0104 Ryan Puckett, two21 LLC – media@hecweb.org or 317-721-7221 Unneeded Factory Farm Protection Bill Heads to Indiana Senate Judiciary Committee HB 1091 Would Effectively Close Courthouse Doors to Hoosiers Suffering from Factory Farm Pollution INDIANAPOLIS  – A [...]

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Feb. 2012 HEC e-news is now available.

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By: Kim E. Ferraro Attorney and Director of Agriculture and Water Policy Hoosier Environmental Council Indiana’s agricultural industry supports HB 1091, a bill that proposes to shut the door of the courthouse to families seeking redress from odors, water pollution and plummeting property values from nearby confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs). To generate support for [...]

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A funny thing happened on the way to better transit in central Indiana.  HB 1073, championed by a wide range of business and public interest groups along with many local elected officials, stumbled in the House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday, January 26, failing by a narrow one vote margin.  The obstacle to passage [...]

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For release on: February 1, 2012 For more information contact: Kim Ferraro, Hoosier Environmental Council – kferraro@hecweb.org or 219-464-0104 Ryan Puckett, two21 LLC – media@hecweb.org or 317-721-7221 Indiana House Passes Bill that Will Effectively Close Courthouse Doors to Hoosiers Suffering from Factory Farm Pollution Redundant Bill is Paradox to Lean Governmental Regulations INDIANAPOLIS  – A [...]

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