On Air with IER: Episode 110

This week: A federal court blocked a multi state effort aided by Indiana’s attorney general to help oil companies gain an advantage in a major climate change lawsuit, and the EPA lays out its plan to clean up a contaminated site in Franklin believed by residents to be contributing to an uptick in child cancer cases.
May 31, 2022


Welcome to Episode 110 of the IER Podcast!


Federal Court Denies Indiana AG-aided Attempt to Review Major Climate Change Lawsuit

By Enrique Saenz

A federal appeals court blocked a multi-state effort aided by Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita to help major petrochemical companies appeal a decision to give a Maryland state court jurisdiction over a major climate change lawsuit.

Read the full story here.


Indiana Poll Shows Hoosiers Support Protection of Wetlands Across Party Lines

By Enrique Saenz

A recent state-wide poll indicates that Hoosiers support protecting the state’s wetlands across party lines and do not want those protections weakened.

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EPA announces proposed cleanup plan for Amphenol/Franklin Power Products site

By Enrique Saenz

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced several possible options to clean up toxic contamination at and around a former industrial site in Franklin, Indiana believed by residents to be the cause of dozens of cases of cancer in children.

Read the full story here.