On Air with IER: Episode 104

This week: Indiana lawmakers consider a pair of bills setting the foundation for the state's post-coal energy future, and U.S. senators try to stop governors from considering climate change during infrastructure spending.
February 21, 2022


Welcome to Episode 104 of the IER Podcast!


Nuclear, Renewable Siting Bills Pass House Utilities Committee

By Enrique Saenz

A pair of bills setting the foundation for the state’s post-coal energy future have advanced in committee.

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Burns Harbor Steel Mill to Pay $3 Million for 2019 Cyanide, Ammonia Spill

By Enrique Saenz

The company that owns a northwestern Indiana steel mill has agreed to pay $3 million and perform upgrades at the facility to prevent future unauthorized cyanide and ammonia releases.

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Senate Republicans Urge Governors to Ignore Climate Change Guidance for Infrastructure

By Enrique Saenz

Some leading Republicans in the U.S. Senate are asking state governors to ignore the Biden administration’s guidance to use infrastructure funding to lessen their state’s climate change impacts.

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