A Sierra Club report on Rockport several years ago called it the sixth largest carbon polluter in the nation, citing EPA statistics estimating some 5.8 million pounds of air and water pollution in 2013.
The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council released a statement applauding two Central Indiana representatives who voted to condemn President Trump’s recent statements about four Democratic congresswomen.
The new services are vital to the state, as some people believe there are limited options for inpatient care. Kourtnaye Sturgeon is with Overdose Lifeline. After her son Ryan graduated high school, she discovered drug paraphernalia in his room.
“We haven’t been having dozens of calls each day where consumers have said they’re confused, or they don’t know what to do, or should they participate?” Fairchild says. “In a lot of ways, we’re hoping that’s a good thing, but in some ways that can be concerning too.”
“It is ridiculous that they even talk about clean energy as a rationale for this rate increase when they plan to burn coal for two decades and replace it with fracked gas. They should be ashamed of themselves,” said Wendy Bredhold, senior campaign representative for the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign in Indiana.
Six organizations — among them Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana, Sierra Club and Valley Watch — sent the utility a letter last week raising concerns that Vectren did not give an opportunity to comment on its request for proposals and questioning its timing.
Covering Kids and Families of Indiana helps organizations and consumers navigate health insurance. Policy director Mark Fairchild says they’ve heard little from people on HIP.
The Sierra Club called on the coal-dependent utility to “reconsider” its plan, saying “Duke is still burning too much coal for too long, and those gas plants should never be built.”
Federal and state officials urged local leaders to proactively create plans to address hate crimes in their communities.
This summer as part of the Indiana Sustainability Development Program, Indiana University students are working with several local governments in Indiana to complete community-scale greenhouse gas inventories.