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Eco Report – March 8th, 2018

In this week’s episode of Eco Report WFHB’s Don Geyra and Julianna Dailey report on Monroe County’s timber purchase from land donated by the US Forest Service, a new organization advocating for renewable energy, the proposal of ‘bobcat season’ and the count of monarch butterflies wintering in Mexico. All and more in this week’s run-down of ecological news. This week’s …

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Eco Feature – December 14, 2017

In today’s Eco Feature, Eco Report’s Norm Holy speaks with Madi Hirschland the founder of Solarize Indiana Project.

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Mayor Hamilton Kicks Off Solarize Bloomington Phase 2

Mayor John Hamilton urged community members at a press conference this afternoon to pursue solar energy options as a state deadline approaches. The press conference kicked off the second phase of Solarize Bloomington, an initiative purportedly designed to increase the amount of solar energy generated by homes and businesses. Hamilton said Phase Two is an expansion of the project, which …

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Local Legislators Discuss Renewable Energy Bills

About 75 area residents turned up Saturday morning for the League of Women Voters’ annual Legislative Update, held at Bloomington City Hall. Six state legislators were invited, but only three were present for the session: Representatives Matt Pierce and Jeff Ellington, and state Senator Mark Stoops. After updating the public on high profile issues including road funding, a proposed cigarette …

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Daily Local News – February 6, 2017

Around 90 employees at Crane Army Ammunition Activity will be spared from the effects of President Trump’s federal hiring freeze; Bloomington Mayor, John Hamilton, is asking the City Council to annex more than 15 square miles of land into the city; The Bloomington Environmental Commission has published their strategy and recommendations for cutting down on greenhouse gas emissions in the …

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Interchange – Let the Sunshine In: The Politics Obstructing Solar Energy in Indiana

Host Doug Storm is joined by two local solar energy activists and a climate scientists to discuss the state of renewable energy policy in Indiana. Last week Republican State Representative for District 65, Eric Allen Koch, filed a bill (HB1320) with the General Assembly that would change the relationship between our area’s electric utility company, Duke Energy, and its solar …

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