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In May 2023, the US Supreme Court made an extreme ruling that most wetlands do not have protection under federal law. The fate of our wetlands is up to the state, and Indiana doesn’t have a good track record.
Unprecedented opportunities are available for Hoosier households to save money and address climate change at the same time! New savings on appliances, electric vehicles, rooftop solar, battery storage, and efficiency improvements are now available through the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). Discover your opportunities:
The 2023 Indiana General Assembly ended on April 28th! Thank you to everyone who took action. See what happened on environmental legislation with this year's session.
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As our nation grapples with how to comprehensively respond to the profound injustices in our society that have come to renewed light of late, we at the Hoosier Environmental Council rededicate ourselves to advance the cause of environmental justice.
How do your choices affect our waterways? Make a pledge to protect Indiana's rivers and lakes.
In partnership with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle and with a diverse coalition of public interest and business organizations, together, we will build a more positive future for Indiana. Follow our 2023 Bill Watch and our social media for opportunities to speak up for our state’s air, water, land, and quality of life.2023 Bill Watch
Climate change is real. It is the result of human activities. And it will impact present and future generations. Join HEC and partner organizations as we #ActOnClimate.
The world’s leading climate scientists and scientific organizations, including the National Academy of Sciences and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, assert that human activities are the primary cause for climate change.
HEC works diligently to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from all of the leading sources in Indiana, including power, industry, and agriculture.
Even with our best efforts, the global climate will continue to warm due to “locked-in” greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. In order to support all Hoosier communities, we must adapt to Indiana’s current climate impacts and prepare for the future.
HEC is the voice of the people for the environment in Indiana. Thank you to the Sustainable Superheroes, Wildlife Warriors and Planet Protectors HEC Green Businesses below who make our voice stronger. We encourage you to support the businesses who support HEC!
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