WFYI All IN talks about how agricultural practices can be improved to better protect the environment in Indiana, a controversial bill about wetlands in Indiana, and how the housing market has been affected by the pandemic.
Richmond, IN has an opportunity to help those people after the city and Clarksville were selected for the state's two Beat the Heat grants made possible by Indiana University's Environmental Resilience Institute and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs.
House Bill 1191, now Public Law 180, takes away local governments’ power to restrict natural gas or set energy-saving regulations on buildings.
IUPUI Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar has appointed Gabriel Filippelli, a professor in the School of Science at IUPUI, and Julie Goodspeed-Chadwick, a professor in the Division of Liberal Arts at IUPUC, as Chancellor's Professors.
Indiana Green City Mapper allows residents and city planners to see maps of urban green infrastructure and other climate change-related data to maximize resilience benefits.
Two O’Neill graduate students in the Resilience Cohort recently helped communities in Indiana take an important step toward promoting environmental sustainability: creating a climate action plan (CAP).
President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan includes a proposal to upgrade the U.S. drinking water distribution system by removing and replacing dangerous lead pipes. As a geochemist and environmental health researcher who has studied the heartbreaking impacts of lead poisoning in children for decades, I am happy to see due attention paid to this silent killer, which disproportionately affects poor communities of color.
A local farmer is being recognized for her work connecting Hoosiers to the natural areas in the region and building a network of young farmers.
In 2014, engineer Shahzeen Attari asked 457 university students to draw a picture of how they thought water reached the taps in their homes, and where it went after that. Nearly a third of the diagrams missed the water treatment plant, and almost two-thirds forgot the wastewater treatment plant. On one, the pipes going into the house were labeled “magic.”
Miranda Frausto and Leslie Webb have been named Hoosier Resilience Heroes by the Environmental Resilience Institute at Indiana University, which described the recognition as being for their work ensuring a safe, healthy environment for their families, their neighbors and future generations.
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