On Air with IER: Episode 52

This week: A coalition of groups from the Great Lakes region say its members need more time to see how a change to one of the nation's first major federal environmental laws will affect them, and a new report says snowfall rates have drastically changed in the past 50 years.
February 10, 2020


Welcome to Episode 52 of the IER Podcast hosted by Enrique Saenz.


Coalition of Groups Ask for NEPA Public Hearing in Great Lakes Region

By Enrique Saenz

A coalition of dozens of groups in the Great Lakes region has called for more time to review a proposed change in environmental legislation, saying the federal government is trying to push through the potentially damaging change without adequate public input.

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A roundup of recent climate and environmental related headlines from around the world.

  1. Trump administration removes penalties for “incidental” bird kills
    Link for the first story.

  2. Low price of natural gas expected to increase CO2 emissions
    Link for the second story.

  3. Insecticides becoming more toxic to honeybees
    Link for the third story.


Report: Snowfall rates decreased significantly in fall, spring over last 50 years

By Enrique Saenz

The rate at which snow has fallen in the United States has changed significantly over the last 50 years, according to a new report. Those changes have forced Hoosiers to adapt to a changing climate over decades.

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