Protected: Earth Month 2015 – A Reflection

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Have you ever used a homemade sink unclogging solution made from vinegar and baking soda? It can do wonders for a medium clogged sink, it is cheap and 100% natural and it will keep the harmful, artificial vapors artificial unclogging liquids produce away from your lungs. And all of this will happen while the protecting […]

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Climate change has long been the most important issue on my radar, so when I learned of the People’s Climate March I knew that I had to attend. So it was that I, along with my 13-year-old daughter, Adara, were among fifty six concerned activists that loaded a bus at the Interfaith Community Center in […]

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A two year movement to put an end to the burning of coal at the Harding Street power plant has resulted in victory, as Indianapolis Power & Light has agreed to phase out the use of coal. This is an enormous victory for the residents and community groups who have led this campaign. According to […]

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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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We should always keep an eye on our environment. It’s where we live and where our children are growing in, so it’s important to start to save energy in order to reduce the world pollution. It’s also important to understand that everyone can play their role by simply changing their daily habits and way of […]

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Going clean and green; fortunately, more and more companies have started embracing this concept for their business, and steps toward this desiderate are being taken as we speak. There are several companies located in Wabash all across the Ohio River, or ranging from Hoosier National Forest to the popular Dunes that have already adopted a […]

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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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