The stream of paper, plastic, aluminum and glass that came through my door from roughly 30 takeout orders shocked and depressed me. I accumulated enough waste to fill two recycling containers—nearly 100 gallons of space—not to mention a torrent of guilt.
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
Can BlueIndy flop become transit opportunity for city?
Stakeholders tell IBJ they’d like to see the electric-car-sharing service’s infrastructure continue to be used in some fashion.Read More
Can a city battle climate change? Indianapolis wants to find out.
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.Read More
Carmel startup uses technology developed by NASA in 1960s
Ian Hamilton launched Atlas Energy Systems LLC in 2013, repurposing the space-race technology into thermionic energy converters.Read More
The Indianapolis-based utility said it also will spend $5 million to mitigate what critics say has been harm to the environment caused by the plant’s excess emissions over the years.
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.
China’s economy is being rocked by the new virus that has infected more than 75,000 people and forced many businesses and factories to temporarily close.
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 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.
The Petersburg Generating Station, about 120 miles southwest of Indianapolis, has been called a “super polluter” by environmental groups, with violations for excess sulfur dioxide, nitrous oxide particulate matter and sulfuric mist.
With the release of the feature film “Dark Waters” on Tuesday, the law firm Taft Stettinius & Hollister, which has offices in Indianapolis and eight other cities, is about to get the kind of publicity that money can’t buy.
Indiana is receiving $41 million from the $2.9 billion portion of the settlement dedicated to funding projects that reduce diesel emissions.
Residents in a central Indiana city are set to get an update from federal officials this week about planned sewer work near a tainted industrial site.
The federal, North Carolina and Virginia governments asked a court Thursday to declare the country’s largest electricity company liable for environmental damage from a leak five years ago that left miles of a river shared by the two states coated in hazardous coal ash.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is seeking federal disaster aid for farmers across most of Indiana for crop losses caused by flooding and excessive rainfall during the planting season.
Recipients defended the payouts, saying they didn’t cover their losses from the trade war, and they were legally entitled to them.
The utility says it wants to keep most of its coal-fired plants in Indiana running through much of the next decade, while gradually investing in wind, solar and other renewable energy sources.
The communities Midwest farmers live in and the businesses that supply them with seeds, fertilizer, equipment and services are struggling as credit conditions steadily deteriorate in a fragile rural economy.