On Air with IER: Episode 93

On a new and improved On Air with IER: A natural gas pipeline to nowhere (for now) could affect Hoosier health and the environment in southwestern Indiana; Indiana's Congressional Republicans say "no" to a major PFAS bill; and misinformation threatens renewable energy's future in the Hoosier state.
September 13, 2021


Welcome to Episode 93 of the (new and improved) IER Podcast!


Opposition grows to proposed natural gas pipeline

By Enrique Saenz

Environmental and consumer advocacy organizations have come out against a proposed natural gas pipeline project that would link potential gas-fired electric units to a natural gas network.

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PFAS Action Bill Opposed by Majority of Indiana Representatives Heads to U.S. Senate

By Enrique Saenz

A bill seeking to limit exposure to toxic PFAS chemicals in drinking water and in the environment has passed the U.S. House of Representatives, despite opposition from seven of Indiana’s nine representatives.

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News In Brief

A roundup of recent climate and environmental related headlines from around the world.

EPA to ban food use of toxic insecticide chlorpyrifos
Read the story here.

FEMA overhauls National Flood Insurance Program for climate change
Read the story here.

Oil-eating bacteria could act as Arctic ‘first responders’
Read the story here.


Misinformation Thwarting Indiana’s Clean Energy Initiatives

By Enrique Saenz

Industry representatives said misinformation is a major obstacle to increasing renewable energy in the state of Indiana.

Read the full story here.