Climate & Energy
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill Jr. filed a brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to finally decide whether public nuisance laws can be used to sue power plants and other industrial polluters for their pollution.
Revised Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Update attempts to limit the amount of ozone pollution and ozone precursors sent to downwind states, contributing to their violation of the 2008 ozone standard.
NIPSCO continued its transition away from coal with new agreements that will power about 270,00 Indiana homes.
A shift in American diets could reduce the environmental impacts of food production and consumption by up to 38%.
A growing number of Hoosiers, especially Blacks and Hispanics, are facing difficulties affording electricity during the pandemic, and the problem could soon grow worse.
A Madison County organization is seeking volunteers to plant hundreds of trees to replace others destroyed by a tornado in 2019.
General Electric announced plans to stop making coal-fired power plants and focus on more renewable sources of power.
BP, the company formerly known as British Petroleum, said demand for oil may have reached its peak and faces a decades-long decline.
EPA administrator said rules were “ineffective,” while critics argue the move jeopardizes public health.
Letter signed by more than 70 student and West Lafayette community groups asks Purdue President Mitch Daniels to begin conversation on guiding the university towards carbon neutrality goal.
Government watchdog recommends creation of federal program to help Americans migrate from climate change-stricken areas
The GAO said the federal government should create a pilot program to help communities that will need to relocate because of climate change effects.
Decision gives companies an extra year to continue storing coal ash in ponds, but loopholes could postpone pond closures until 2028.
A climate scientist claims Facebook is restricting her ability to share research and fact-check posts with climate change misinformation.
Researchers found that millions more Americans are threatened by flooding than suggested by government estimates.
NIPSCO announced it delayed work to close five coal ash ponds at its Michigan City Generating Station until spring 2021.
Another utility company announced it will move away from coal soon, despite legislative efforts to slow down the transition.
The Hoosier Environmental Council and nine groups from across the U.S. are attempting to get the EPA to update the three-decade old General Flare Requirements.
The U.S. was beat out by 23 countries in a new analysis ranking worldwide performance on sustainability issues.
U.S. Department of Energy researchers found that climate change has altered the world’s forests, making them shorter and younger.