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Stay safe and reduce costs as temps rise

By Megan Powell TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Higher temperatures across the state can lead to serious health complications and higher electric bills. While Hoosiers cannot control the weather, residents can take steps to stay safe and better manage electricity use and its cost. The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief […]

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Governor declares October energy efficiency awareness month in Indiana

By Megan Powell TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS –Gov. Mike Pence declared October as Energy Efficiency Awareness Month in a Oct. 8 proclamation following President Barack Obama’s national announcement Sept. 29. The main goal is to drive utility energy costs down and provide a better living community, according to a press release from Pence’s office. In a report […]

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Indiana joins lawsuit against EPA proposed air regulations

By Seth Morin TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana joined 11 other states Friday in a lawsuit challenging carbon dioxide regulations the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently proposed. The lawsuit says the agency does not have the legal authority to regulate existing sources of air pollution and asks the court to prohibit the agency from finalizing its […]

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Renewable energy use is up statewide and nationally

By Olivia Covington TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Renewable energy use is on the rise nationally and in Indiana as new resources are being used more frequently, Doug Gotham of the State Utility Forecasting Group told a legislative group on Wednesday. Gotham told the Regulatory Flexibility Committee that renewable resource usage in America is 12 percent, an […]

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House set to consider controversial Rockport bill

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The courts would get first crack at deciding whether a contract between the state and a company developing a coal-to-natural-gas plant in Rockport is valid, under a bill passed Wednesday by an Indiana House committee. But if the Indiana Supreme Court says no, then the legislation tells state regulators […]