Clean energy advocates see the Indiana General Assembly as hostile to renewables and Gov. Eric Holcomb as silent on energy issues. Indiana’s policy makers could also benefit from an independent analysis of a clean energy transition in the state, Bredhold said.
Steve Francis, chairperson of the energy committee for the Sierra Club’s Hoosier Chapter, says, “The retirement of all of NIPSCO’s coal-fired power plants by 2028 and replacement of all capacity with renewables, energy efficiency and demand management is an unprecedented commitment in Indiana to a forward-looking plan”
Citizens Action Coalition has a history of supporting clean energy and fighting utilities over rate hikes. In this case, the Sierra Club agrees with it, arguing that the project’s biggest problem is that it’s too small.
The Sierra Club said while closing the plant will be a boost for the environment, it must be done in a responsible way.
"IPL Looked Up The Bills Of Opponents To Latest Rate Case," WFYI, Rebecca Thiele, July 16 2018. Indianapolis Power & Light analyzed bills of customers that spoke out against its more than…
Hoosier Chapter of the Sierra Club hopes proposed updates to the Residential Code will reduce pollution and save people money. The chapter’s energy efficiency organizer Monica Cannaley says the new draft of the code requires builders to put more insulation in new homes, use an energy rating index, and test for air leaks.
The Sierra Club’s successful campaign to protect Indiana’s bobcats from hunting is drawing international attention.
An answer to a recycling question leads to a plug for the environmental justice art exhibit in the Interchurch Gallery.
Justin Brown is an Indianapolis-based visual/audio/sensory/performance artist with a focus on science and surveillance. Justin will have his piece which features a long list of chemicals found in the water, air and…