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Sierra Club — “State Approves Much Smaller Rate Increase For Duke Energy Customers”
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Sierra Club — “State Approves Much Smaller Rate Increase For Duke Energy Customers”

Wendy Bredhold is with the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign in Indiana. “This coal plant is way too expensive for customers and is not needed,” she said.

Sierra Club — “Activists criticize plan to keep 1 coal-fired plant”
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Sierra Club — “Activists criticize plan to keep 1 coal-fired plant”

The Herald, June 22, 2020 EVANSVILLE — A utility that serves about 145,000 customers in southwestern Indiana plans to close three coal-fired power plants while adding solar and wind power as part…

Sierra Club — “Vectren Plans To Go 60 Percent Renewable Energy By 2025”
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Sierra Club — “Vectren Plans To Go 60 Percent Renewable Energy By 2025”

Wendy Bredhold is with the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign in Indiana. She says this new plan is a big improvement — but Vectren still hopes to keep its remaining coal unit at its F. B. Culley Generating Station in Warrick County running for another two decades.

Sierra Club — “Indiana regulators decline to scrutinize IPL coal practices but continue Duke review”
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Sierra Club — “Indiana regulators decline to scrutinize IPL coal practices but continue Duke review”

Catherine Morehouse, Utility Dive, June 9, 2020 Dive Brief: Indiana regulators last week denied Sierra Club’s motion to open a subdocket on Indianapolis Power and Light’s (IPL) coal plant operations, despite opening a subdocket…

Sierra Club — “National Consumer, Environmental Groups Urge Indiana Lawmakers To Reject Coal Bailout Bill”
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Sierra Club — “National Consumer, Environmental Groups Urge Indiana Lawmakers To Reject Coal Bailout Bill”

“This bill is nothing but a giveaway to the coal industry,” said Wendy Bredhold, senior campaign representative for the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign in Indiana. “Legislators should be focused on how to support communities impacted by coal plant retirements instead of trying to slow the transition to clean energy at the expense of all Hoosiers.”

Sierra Club — “The controversial ‘coal bailout’ bill could raise your rates. Here’s what you should know”
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Sierra Club — “The controversial ‘coal bailout’ bill could raise your rates. Here’s what you should know”

Ohio’s provides subsidies for a few coal and nuclear plants around the state, while also reducing requirements that utilities meet benchmarks for renewable energy and energy efficiency. Wyoming’s requires utilities to try to sell their coal plants before being able to close, but no one is wanting to buy them, according to Jeremy Fisher, an analyst in Sierra Club’s Environmental Law Program.

Sierra Club — “Controversial coal bill passes off the House floor, heads to Indiana Senate”
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Sierra Club — “Controversial coal bill passes off the House floor, heads to Indiana Senate”

“The controversial Indiana bill that could delay closing coal plants and raise rates for customers is still alive and on its way to the Senate.”

Sierra Club — “Indiana utilities would be prevented from shutting down coal-fired plants under new bill”
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Sierra Club — “Indiana utilities would be prevented from shutting down coal-fired plants under new bill”

“This bill is bad for energy consumers, bad for our air and water, and bad for climate progress at a time when we need to accelerate the clean energy transition, not slow it down,” said Wendy Bredhold, senior representative for the Sierra Club’s “Beyond Coal Campaign” in Indiana and Kentucky.

Sierra Club — “Indiana utility to retire 2 of 4 remaining coal-fired units”
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Sierra Club — “Indiana utility to retire 2 of 4 remaining coal-fired units”

“It’s good that IPL is moving to get rid of two units at this outdated, massive Super Polluter, but we can’t tiptoe our way out of the climate crisis,” Wendy Bredhold, senior campaign representative for the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign in Indian

Sierra Club — “Environmental groups want U.S. Steel to pay bigger fine for 2017 chemical spill”
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Sierra Club — “Environmental groups want U.S. Steel to pay bigger fine for 2017 chemical spill”

Lake Michigan and all the Great Lakes are a treasured resource and drinking-water source and deserve the highest level of protection, Alliance for the Great Lakes president Joel Brammeier said in discussing the letter.