You have spoken out in support of renewable electricity, and our state legislators are listening! We have already gained victories! Yesterday, the Indiana House passed a net metering bill, an energy efficient modernization of our building code, and a program to support geothermal, all wonderful measures!
However, there are other bills that will undermine our march towards a green economy in Indiana, such as SB 420. This bill enables up to 25% of the RES to be met by coal or nuclear, undermining the spirit of advancing green jobs in Indiana. It also sets a terrible precedent for other states and for national policy, when we are dire need of promoting technologies which do not emit carbon (why coal would be bad) and do have problems with waste (which both coal and nuclear have).
Please contact your Senator to oppose SB 420. This bill has already passed out of committee, so timely action is needed! With your support, we can pass a good Renewable Electricity Standard, one that will help Indiana become a world leader in green jobs and green technology!
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