Energy & Environment


City recycling deal would boost incinerator's profitsRestricted Content

June 14, 2014
As IBJ was first to report on June 9, Mayor Greg Ballard is contemplating a new, 10-year contract with Covanta, which already is set to receive the city’s waste through 2018.More.

Church wants to put sewer-overflow plan on hold

July 29, 2014
A Carmel church is asking a Clay Township utility to withdraw its offer to buy part of the church's land for a sewer-overflow tank so that church officials can conduct research and meet with neighbors for input.More.

Not in my backyard: U.S. sending more coal abroad

July 28, 2014
The U.S. power sector is burning less coal and is reducing carbon emissions, but a growing share is finding its way to the rest of the world.More.

Judge rules against residents in suit over hog smell

July 24, 2014
A judge has ruled state law protects four large hog farms from lawsuits filed by residents of an eastern Indiana county who complained about waste and foul smells from their operations.More.

Sierra Club wants Indianapolis coal plant closed

July 23, 2014
The Sierra Club is pressing Indianapolis' local utility to retire an aging coal-fired power plant that's slated to continue burning coal for at least two more decades.More.
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