The Trump administration says the looser mileage standards will allow consumers to keep buying the less fuel-efficient but safer-to-drive SUVs that U.S. drivers have favored for years.
Proposed study commission on climate change advances to full City-County Council
The proposal was penned by Democrats in early January and has been opposed by council Republicans who believe creating a commission to study climate change is a redundant effort.Read More
Herbicide causing Hoosier farmers, state regulators big problems
The Office of Indiana State Chemist reports the number of dicamba-related complaints has skyrocketed in the last three years—and it’s costing the state millions of dollars to respond.Read More
Plans forming for public-private river education center at Conner Prairie
Visit Hamilton County launched a feasibility study Thursday to determine the best way to align the county’s River Road Park, Carmel’s River Heritage Park and Conner Prairie as a river-centric district.Read More
Sullivan’s Hardware buys Fishers garden-and-home center for $5M, plots growth
After more than 40 years as the nursery’s founder and owner, Jeff Gatewood decided last fall to retire and put his five-acre business at 11405 Allisonville Road up for sale.Read More
Increasingly, as the planet warms, pressure is building from environmentalists, investors, consumers and the general public for corporate America to do something about it.
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Emergent Solar Energy opened in 2014 in the Purdue Research Park with the goal of helping local governments, schools, manufacturers and other companies make the switch to renewable energy. But it didn’t take long for agriculture to emerge as a key sector.
Oil prices fell Monday by the most in one day since the 1991 Gulf War. The price of U.S. crude fell as much as 34%, to $27.34 a barrel, the lowest price since early 2016. Here’s what’s driving the price drop.
Oil prices are plunging amid worries that an OPEC dispute will lead an economy weakened by COVID-19 to be awash in an oversupply of crude.
IPL said a typical household customer would likely pay an extra $1.50 a month in the first year. That monthly amount would increase by $1.50 each year, or by a total of $10.50 a month by the seventh year.
The legislation, House Bill 1414, comes as large utilities across Indiana have announced plans to shut down thousands of megawatts of coal-fired generating capacity in favor of cheaper fuel sources.
The legislation to slow down the exodus from coal comes as large utilities across Indiana have announced plans to shut down thousands of megawatts of coal-fire generating capacity in favor of cheaper fuel sources, such as natural gas, solar and wind.
Ultimately, the worst damage of anti-science lies in its opportunity costs. Because they are not yet apparent to ordinary citizens, such costs do not generate an outcry commensurate with the harms they impose.
Climate change is believed to influence water temperatures and precipitation, which wage a constant tug-of-war with lake levels. Increasingly, the highs are higher and the lows lower — and the variations happen faster.
The Central Indiana Land Trust Inc. plans to open the 12.2-acre White River Bluffs Nature Preserve in 2021.
The bill’s opponents call the legislation a “coal-bailout bill,” designed to prop up the state’s struggling coal industry just as utilities are preparing to shut down aging coal plants.
CenterPoint Energy Inc. has agreed to sell two subsidiaries, including Indianapolis-based Miller Pipeline, for $850 million to infrastructure services provider PowerTeam Services LLC, the companies announced Monday. Miller Pipeline employs more than 3,500 people.
Stakeholders tell IBJ they’d like to see the electric-car-sharing service’s infrastructure continue to be used in some fashion.
This week, the Indianapolis City-County Council passed a special resolution that calls on Indianapolis Power & Light to shut down its largest generating station 14 years sooner than currently planned.
The bill’s sponsor said coal mines around the nation are closing at an alarming rate, putting the reliability and stability of the electricity sector in question. Opponents say the measure would put handcuffs on Indiana utiltities, which preparing to shift to cleaner fuel sources.
An energy cooperative announced Tuesday it will close a southwestern Indiana power plant in 2023, affecting 185 workers.
A plan drafted by the city’s Office of Sustainability—and a commission the City-County Council is forming—aim to mitigate the effects of climate change on the Circle City.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a statement that it believes the rule, written jointly with the Environmental Protection Agency, will improve gas mileage and reduce emissions from the U.S. fleet of new vehicles.