On Air with IER: Episode 117

This week: The Indiana Wetlands Task Force that was established as state lawmakers eliminated state protections for half of the state's remaining wetlands has released its final report, and Indiana's attorney general continues defending fossil fuels by taking on banks attempting to reduce their climate impact.
October 24, 2022


Welcome to Episode 117 of the IER Podcast!


Indiana Wetlands Task Force Final Report Favors Wetlands Protection

By Enrique Saenz

The task force established to review state actions on wetlands after lawmakers removed and weakened protections for a large majority of them has released its final report, finding several strategies that could help protect the state’s remaining wetlands.

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Indiana AG Joins Multi-State Investigation into Banking ESG Practices

By Enrique Saenz

The state of Indiana is now part of a multi-state investigation into whether major banks are “colluding” with the United Nations to destroy U.S. fossil fuel companies, according to the state’s attorney general, Todd Rokita.

Rokita said 20 states have served six major U.S. banks with civil investigative demands, which he said acts as a subpoena, to access documents related to the companies’ involvement with the United Nations Environment Programme’s Net-Zero Banking Alliance.

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