An Indianapolis-based environmental engineering firm that moved into a new downtown headquarters last year has been acquired by Chicago-based Woodlawn Partners LLC and Detroit-based Peninsula Capital Partners LLC.
Officials from Oklahoma and more than a dozen other states—including Indiana—have sent two letters to California's insurance commissioner, asking that he stop pressing insurance companies to publicly disclose fossil fuel investments and divest from the coal industry.
The Trump administration won't ban a common pesticide sold by the Indianapolis firm, reversing efforts by the Obama administration to bar the chemical based on findings it could hinder development of children's brains.
Environmental groups that have hired scores of new lawyers in recent months are prepared to go to court to fight an order from President Donald Trump that eliminates many restrictions on fossil fuel production and would roll back plans to curb global warming.
The Trump administration issued a permit Friday to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the Obama administration and clearing the way for the controversial $8 billion project to finally be completed.
On Thursday, Indiana legislators will begin debating a proposed law that could eventually eliminate much of the financial benefit Indiana homeowners, businesses and even some churches currently reap harvesting the sun's rays.
As IPL ditches coal in favor of natural gas at power plants in Indianapolis and Martinsville, the utility wants to close their coal ash pits, cover the tops with plastic membranes, and top them off with nearly three feet of sand and soil.