Climate & Energy
EPA administrator said rules were “ineffective,” while critics argue the move jeopardizes public health.
Letter signed by more than 70 student and West Lafayette community groups asks Purdue President Mitch Daniels to begin conversation on guiding the university towards carbon neutrality goal.
Government watchdog recommends creation of federal program to help Americans migrate from climate change-stricken areas
The GAO said the federal government should create a pilot program to help communities that will need to relocate because of climate change effects.
Decision gives companies an extra year to continue storing coal ash in ponds, but loopholes could postpone pond closures until 2028.
A climate scientist claims Facebook is restricting her ability to share research and fact-check posts with climate change misinformation.
Researchers found that millions more Americans are threatened by flooding than suggested by government estimates.
NIPSCO announced it delayed work to close five coal ash ponds at its Michigan City Generating Station until spring 2021.
Another utility company announced it will move away from coal soon, despite legislative efforts to slow down the transition.
The Hoosier Environmental Council and nine groups from across the U.S. are attempting to get the EPA to update the three-decade old General Flare Requirements.
The U.S. was beat out by 23 countries in a new analysis ranking worldwide performance on sustainability issues.
U.S. Department of Energy researchers found that climate change has altered the world’s forests, making them shorter and younger.
A coalition of 20 states seeks to intervene in a lawsuit brought by a conservative think tank against a plan to weaken fuel efficiency standards.
Two environmental groups have received a grant to monitor toxic and fine particle air pollution in the southwest corner of the state and make the data available to the public.
Purdue University’s Climate Change Research Center will hold a free virtual training series to teach educators about climate change.
The U.S. EPA has sent the nation’s first rule on airplane greenhouse gas emissions to the White House for approval.
The Central Indiana Land Trust will plant the first of its promised 1 million trees in Johnson and Parke Counties.
EPA approved redesignation of city areas to “attainment” status for sulfur dioxide and lead, but the cities' air pollution challenges continue.
Residents in La Porte, Jasper Counties worry Michigan City Generating Station coal ash pond closure plan will not remove decades’ worth of pollution and associated health risks.
The U.S. EPA said it plans to retain the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for particulate matter, including both fine and coarse particles.
An airline bailout agreement will force airliners to fly nearly empty flights to meet minimum deal requirements.
Environmental advocacy group Earthjustice said policies put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19 will lead to public health dangers due to lax enforcement of coal ash site regulations.
NIPSCO will hold a virtual public hearing to discuss its plans to close coal ash ponds in Michigan City.
Clean energy unemployment claims skyrocket in March, and industry leaders believe the worst is yet to come
Some of the largest lenders in the U.S. are preparing to take over oil and gas assets facing bankruptcy in order to avoid losses in energy company loans.
Researchers said air pollution could be the reason two of Italy’s hardest-hit regions have drastically different COVID-19 mortality rates.