The EPA is proposing deleting three Bloomington Superfund sites from a list of the nation’s most polluted sites.
Indiana’s Senators Discuss Legislation to Support Economy, Boost Technology and Reduce Climate Change Impacts
Sens. Mike Braun and Todd Young and Rep. Trey Hollingsworth spoke at Nature Conservancy of Indiana’s Indiana Agriculture and Climate Roundtable.
IDEM Commissioner Bruno Pigott addressed Environmental Rules Board about several bills passed by the Indiana Legislature affecting the agency directly.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has moved to boost inspections and enforcement in environmental justice areas.
House Bill 1191, now Public Law 180, takes away local governments’ power to restrict natural gas or set energy-saving regulations on buildings.
New law removes state protections and permitting requirements for more than half of all state wetlands and weakens protections for most remaining wetlands.
Representatives from more than 100 groups representing tens of thousands of Hoosiers delivered a letter to Gov. Eric Holcomb, asking him to veto a bill that would eliminate state protections for most Indiana wetlands.
Rule would allow individual states to determine the level of standard required to prove industrial polluters were negligent in upholding permitting requirements, potentially allowing special interests to influence local enforcement of federal Clean Water Act permits.