A delegation drove around Indianapolis Wednesday morning. They made four stops as part of the Great Places 2020 effort which is designed to put together an investment strategy to rebuild struggling neighborhoods over the next six years.
IPL says converting from coal to natural gas is the least-cost option for its customers as the utility implements its wastewater action plan to comply with EPA standards. Pending IURC approval, IPL says its coal dependence will fall to 44 percent by 2017.
Nine Indiana environmental groups Monday used Indianapolis Power and Light’s Harding Street power plant as a backdrop for a billboard unveiling aimed at drawing attention to what they claim is a threat to Indianapolis’ drinking water.
Indianapolis is adopting a new way to recycle. The Board of Public Works voted 4-1 in favor of allowing Covanta to build a $45 million facility to sort out recyclables before trash goes to the incinerator.