Indiana’s Wetlands need you.

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.

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What incentives do you qualify for?

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:

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What Happened this Legislative Session?

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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Pursuing Justice on All Fronts – including Environmental Justice

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.

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Make a “Clear Choices, Clean Water” Pledge

How do your choices affect our waterways? Make a pledge to protect Indiana's rivers and lakes.

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Our Purpose & Passion

Tackling the Issues

The Hoosier Environmental Council is the voice of the people for the environment in Indiana — the organization with the passion and the plan to tackle our environmental challenges and help make our state a healthier, better place to live and do business.

Bill Watch 2023

Taking Advocacy to the Next Level

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

The Climate Crisis

How HEC is Working to Act On Climate

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 Science

The Science

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.

Carbon Reduction

Carbon Reduction

HEC works diligently to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from all of the leading sources in Indiana, including power, industry, and agriculture.

Climate Adaptation

Climate Adaptation

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 Green Businesses

We Are Stronger Together

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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Renewable Energy Systems
Broad Ripple Ice Cream Station (BRICS)
Ambre Blends
Eco Logic
C.H. Douglas & Gray Wealth Management
MPI Solar
Rectify Solar
The Mindrebo Group
Whole Sun Designs
Singer Wealth Advisory of Raymond James
The National Bank of Indianapolis
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Concerned Citizen Portal

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Improving Kids' Environment Portal

Resources to safeguard children from environmental threats at home, at school, and in the community.


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