This is Duke's Cayuga Generating Station along the Wabash river, as seen from the air, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017.  This is a coal ash pit.

Every year when the list of new bills for the Indiana legislative session posts, Hoosiers may feel dizzy with deja vu. Various bills — ones that would protect the environment and Hoosiers from pollution, develop solutions to a changing climate or ensure consumers’ utility bills stay affordable — keep poppingContinue Reading

Federal relief dollars could support environment, infrastructure

Protecting New Mexico from pollution while shifting the state away from fossil fuels toward renewable energy were among key priority of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and her supporters in the legislature. The 2023 Legislative Session commenced Tuesday in Santa Fe, running for 60 days until March 18 with Democrats prefilingContinue Reading

Representatives partake in the first legislative session of the year Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, at the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis. This session, nearly 60 bills pertaining to the environment will pass through these halls as committees decide to move them along or stop them in their tracks.

More than 50 bills related to the environment have been filed at the Indiana General Assembly — a swell during a budgeting year when lawmakers are also tackling major issues including inflation and the economy, marijuana and education issues. Some of the bills could mean big steps forward on studyingContinue Reading

Energy & Environment — Energy bills among first of new Congress

The 118th Congress begins. Meanwhile, Treasury issues a new guidance on electric vehicle tax credits and the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers finish new water regulations.   Plus: An interview with Steven Donziger, an activist who rallies against Big Oil in Latin America.  This is Overnight Energy & Environment,Continue Reading

Five Takeaways from the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26)

The Environment and Sustainable Development 5 Minute Fix is a snapshot of need-to-know news on a range of ESD issues nationally. This edition focuses on the latest in climate change, sustainable development, planning and environmental protection. Climate change International: Mandatory climate reporting on the horizon for our neighbours across theContinue Reading

View of the U.S. capitol in Washington, D.C.

The industry-supported bills would establish a grant program and mandate better reporting. | Orhan Cam/Shutterstock The U.S. Senate unanimously passed two bills that would improve rural recycling and composting accessibility as well as boost data collection, sending the legislation to the House for a vote. S. 3742, the Recycling InfrastructureContinue Reading