"Just Transition NWI"

John J. Mosesso, USGS

Today: Ashley Williams with “Just Transition NWI” is on "Regionally Speaking" to talk in more detail about a recent report on “Earthjustice” that provides new evidence of community benefits gained by thorough cleanup of toxic coal ash -- rather than leaving it in place.   NIPSCO’s Michigan City Generating Station and others around the country were studied. Indiana University Northwest economist Micah Pollak is being featured in a University-sponsored podcast on research and creative activities.  Pollak has been tracking the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impact for months.    The podcas


Today:  Susan Thomas and Ashley Williams with "Just Transition NWI" are on "Regionally Speaking" to talk about last weekend's screening in Michigan City of the documentary "In The Water," a film that explored Indiana's utility industry and the environmental hazards of storing coal ash (as pictured, coal ash spread on a road in the Town of Pines area).  Filmmaker and environmental journalist Beth Edwards visited the Town of Pines in producing the documentary in 2018.  Indiana Public Broadcasting's Justin Hicks has a feature report on working remotely, and we have a new feature: "Womens' Worth" with Deborah Cundiff and Tamara Taylor, who focus on womens' financial health and wealth.