This week: EPA's Region 5 is refuting a new report by the EPA's Office of the Inspector General that may have found major record keeping issues, Indianapolis Power & Light has settled a lawsuit alleging Clean Air Act violations at its Petersburg Generating Station, and climate resilience education efforts continue even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
September 7, 2020


Welcome to Episode 76 of the IER Podcast hosted by Enrique Saenz.


EPA Region 5 Refutes Internal Watchdog Report Finding Possible Major Issues in EPA Region 5 Record Keeping

By Enrique Saenz

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s regional office in the Midwest is refuting the findings of an internal investigation that found that a lack of record-keeping controls and standard operating procedures could be preventing it from fulfilling federal record-keeping responsibilities.

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Indianapolis Power & Light Co. Settles Lawsuit Alleging Clean Air Act Violations at Petersburg Plant

By Enrique Saenz

Indianapolis Power & Light Co. has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by the federal government and the state of Indiana claiming the company failed to do enough to prevent the emission of toxic air pollutants at its Petersburg Generating Station in Pike County.

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Local Indiana Leaders, Residents Discuss Climate Change Strategies at Virtual Conference

By Enrique Saenz

Municipal leaders and concerned residents from around Indiana met virtually to learn how climate change is affecting the state and what can be done to lessen future damage from related factors such as higher temperatures and increased rainfall.

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