Hoosier Environmental Council to host Greening the Statehouse 2021

November 18, 2021

The Hoosier Environmental Council is inviting residents to learn about upcoming environmental legislative issues and to engage in green-minded business by participating in its Greening the Statehouse 2021 Nov. 19-20.

The virtual event will cover the future of solar energy and how to protect Indiana’s wetlands and floodplains after SB 389 with the following topics: The Danger of the “SB 309 Cliff” and a Proposed Solution; Pollinator-Friendly Solar as a Means to Build Community Buy-in; Building Grand Coalitions for Solar; Current wetlands policy in Indiana; Local government options; and Protecting isolated wetlands.

The event will also offer the following speakers: John Delurey, senior regional director of Vote Solar; Jessi Wyatt, energy planner and analyst at Great Plains Institute; Jesse Kharbanda, executive director of HEC; Ben Inskeep, principal energy policy analyst at EQ Research; Tim Maloney, senior policy director at HEC; Delaney Barber, senior outreach associate at HEC; Brenda Zollitsch, ASWM Senior Policy Analyst; Kerry Daily, Christopher Burke Engineering and Indiana Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management; and Indra Frank, environmental health director at HEC.

Also look for a network and outreach expert session.

Register online here. Cost is $35 for general admission and $25 for student admission.

Hoosier Environmental Council to host Greening the Statehouse 2021