Protected: Indianapolis Clean Air Victory!

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Investments in the Great Lakes yield real results – not just in improved environmental health, but in a stronger and more vibrant local economy. Every dollar invested in Great Lakes restoration generates between $2 (Brookings Institute) and $6 (Grand Valley State University) in economic returns. With over 1.5 million Great Lakes connected jobs generating more [...]

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In 2009, under a Republican Governor, Indiana enacted a positive, far-reaching clean energy program that is referred to as “the Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard”. The most ambitious energy efficiency program in Indiana’s history, this initiative required each major utility in Indiana to increasingly reduce their customer’s total use of energy. Senate Bill 340 seeks to [...]

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Summer Camp or CAFO?

Did you go to camp as a child? Many Hoosiers have likely spent some time at Camp Tecumseh – or know someone who learned to love the outdoors from visiting this picturesque rural camp.  Yet future Hoosiers may not have the chance to enjoy hiking, kayaking, and camping at Camp Tecumseh.  On Monday night, the [...]

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It has been several months since the first day of the session, and many bills – both positive and negative for the environment– have failed to advance in the 2013 legislative session.  Some bills – like SB 546, which would have created consumer education programs about phosphorus in lawn fertilizers – would have improved our [...]

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There have already been dozens of “bad” bills introduced this legislative session, but the bills related to agricultural operations are especially egregious! One of these – Senate Joint Resolution (SJR) 21 – will be heard in the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources committee on Monday, February 4.  SJR 21 will guarantee a constitutional right to [...]

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It’s official, Indiana: we’re in a pretty bad drought right now! The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has concluded that in June, we received a state average of less than one-third our usual rainfall – and that more than two-thirds of the state is currently in either a “severe” or “extreme” drought. In response to [...]

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Announcing Public Hearing for I-69: I-69 Public Hearings Friday, July 13th, 2012 4 PM, 5 PM and 6 PM Bloomington City Hall 401 N. Morton St. Bloomington, IN 47404 I-69 Public Hearings on Stream Crossings (These are 3 consecutive hearing on the same day, in the same room,but with different times.) The 4 p.m. hearing [...]

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By Falon French  At the Water Pollution Control Board meeting on Wednesday, May 23, the Indiana Department of Environmental Management gave a presentation on the draft 2012 impaired waters list, and explained the reasons why the 2010 list has not yet been finalized. The impaired waters list is a very long and complicated document.  It [...]

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By Tim Maloney An American passenger rail renaissance is underway.  In the Midwest, Illinois and Michigan are capitalizing on the opportunity to create jobs and provide new travel choices by investing in rail.  Illinois is on track to provide high-speed rail service from Chicago to St. Louis.  Republican Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan is enabling [...]

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