On Air with IER
On Air with IER brings you news about environmental issues affecting the state of Indiana. We’ll scour the globe for the latest scientific developments and translate them into news that’s useful for you.
This week: A new study says beneficial cover crops could have a temperature-changing dark side, and a beer maker gave wind power a multi-million dollar spotlight.
This week: A Purdue University professor has created a process to turn toxic coal ash into rare earth metals, and a central Indiana rideshare program lets Hoosiers save money on their commute while reducing emissions.
This week: People living or working near gas stations might be exposed to a far higher level of toxic fumes than previously thought, and we take a look at a restaurant named the best eco-friendly restaurant in the state of Indiana.
This week: IER investigates how the government shutdown is affecting national parks in Indiana, and we speak to an Obama-era official who says a new EPA proposal could allow power plants in Indiana and across the country to emit more toxic pollutants into the air and neuter future environmental policies.
This week: Millions of servicemembers and their families may have been exposed to chemicals linked to potentially deadly health conditions, and an Indianapolis group specializes in turning discarded building materials into fashion.
ICYMI: IER revisits an investigation into glyphosate, a chemical found in the most popular herbicide in the world. Researchers say it could be harmful to humans.
This week: A Chinese law threatens to reduce the number of endangered Amur tigers in the wild, and your choice of Christmas tree could make a significant environmental and economic difference.
This week: Citizen scientists help make sure your waterways stay healthy, and researchers find out if people are willing to pay more for environmentally friendly beer.
This week: Two plans submitted by consecutive administrations, the Obama-era Clean Power Plan and the Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy Rule, have different views on how the nation should regulate power plant emissions. Hear why both sides say their plan is better for the U.S.
This week: Many Hoosiers don't realize they are feeling the effects of climate change every day. Hear why scientists in Indiana say the changes will adversely affect current and future generations of Hoosiers.
This week: A chemical found in the most popular herbicide in the world could be harmful to humans, and a new federal ruling has ordered the EPA to ban a pesticide that has been hurting children for over a decade.
This week: A team of Indianapolis artists are using shapes and open spaces to teach about the environment, and people are raising chickens in their backyards.