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DOUG ROSS: Sierra Club isn't just blowing smoke

DOUG ROSS: Sierra Club isn't just blowing smoke

In Indiana, at least, it ain't easy being green.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am
BLOG: Where fossil fuels are rock stars

BLOG: Where fossil fuels are rock stars

Fossil fuels are the rock stars of Alaska, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wyoming, at least as far as their governors are concerned.

June 16, 2014 3:30 pm Related

EDITORIAL: Energetic carbon rules would hurt Hoosiers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finally revealed plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that could be devastating for Indiana.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
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June 08, 2014 12:00 am
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June 08, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Generate support for energy conservation

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence let the Energizing Indiana program end without his signature. Pulling the plug on that program shouldn't be the end of a push for energy conservation.

April 02, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Legislation would kill Indiana's energy efficiency programs

GUEST COMMENTARY: Legislation would kill Indiana's energy efficiency programs

The Indiana Legislature is rushing through a bill that would terminate the state’s successful energy efficiency program, even though an independent evaluation has shown the programs are saving ratepayers $2 in costs for every dollar spent on the programs.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am
Local union says it's easy being green

Local union says it's easy being green

A 160-foot-tall wind turbine at a local electrical union can generate enough electricity to power 15 homes.

January 17, 2014 6:00 am
ArcelorMittal recognized for energy efficiency

ArcelorMittal recognized for energy efficiency

ArcelorMittal is trying to cut its energy use by 10 percent at all its plants, including in Northwest Indiana.

December 17, 2013 6:00 am
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February 07, 2013 12:00 am

Pence plan for energy office clears Senate committee

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence's plan to consolidate the state's energy programs under a Chief Energy Officer who'd report directly to the governor was approved by an Indiana Senate committee Monday.

February 04, 2013 5:45 pm Related

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Utility regulation is a hot topic this year

GUEST COMMENTARY: Utility regulation is a hot topic this year

The fate of monthly utility bills and the future of Indiana energy policy will be a hot topic of discussion during the 2013 session of the Indiana General Assembly.

February 03, 2013 12:00 am

Ellspermann meets with other newly-elected Lt. Governors

INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov.-elect Sue Ellspermann was introduced Monday to other future lieutenant governors at the biannual new member meeting of the National Lieutenant Governors Association.

December 03, 2012 10:02 am

Pence endorses nuclear power for Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Mike Pence announced an "all of the above" state energy policy Tuesday, promising to fight federal regulations on Indiana's coal-fired power plants and embracing the possibility of nuclear power if he's elected governor.

August 28, 2012 6:15 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Sweating out ‘the greatest hoax of all time’

BRIAN HOWEY: Sweating out ‘the greatest hoax of all time’

The solitude on the lakes this Fourth of July was eerie. Nary a rocket’s red glare or mortar exploding in air.

July 15, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana alternatives can help ease energy prices

GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana alternatives can help ease energy prices

While many factors contribute to the price we pay at the pump — discovery costs, taxes, refining and distribution, world politics, etc. — it's still largely an issue of supply and demand. There's limited oil supply. Global demand is growing. So the price climbs.

June 03, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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May 03, 2012 12:00 am

Democratic gubernatorial candidate's plan would cut gas prices

INDIANAPOLIS | John Gregg wants to give Hoosier drivers a break at the gas pump.

April 04, 2012 11:00 am
EDITORIAL: Keep fighting to cut military's energy costs

EDITORIAL: Keep fighting to cut military's energy costs

The correlation between energy security and national security has been brought to Indiana's attention — repeatedly — by U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar, R-Ind., and U.S. Reps. Pete Visclosky and Joe Donnelly, both D-Ind. It's a call to action for the federal government, as well as others in this nation…

December 18, 2011 12:00 am Related
Developing world drives rising energy consumption, BP economist says

Developing world drives rising energy consumption, BP economist says

HAMMOND | The economic recession and the Gulf oil spill may have affected the perception of energy markets in the United States.

July 12, 2011 5:00 pm Photos

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