Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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DIGEST

SPEA study of Indiana environmental policy. Requires the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) to: (1) conduct a study that evaluates how Indiana compares to other states in enacting environmental policies and achieving performance goals in the areas of pollution control, renewable energy deployment, and natural resource management; and (2) assess the potential for development of low-carbon and green industries in Indiana and the job creation, economic growth, and wealth generation that could result for Indiana communities from the development of these industries. Requires SPEA to report the results of its study and assessment to the legislative SPEA study of Indiana environmental policy. Requires the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) to: (1) conduct a study that evaluates how Indiana compares to other states in enacting environmental policies and achieving performance goals in the areas of pollution control, renewable energy deployment, and natural resource management; and (2) assess the potential for development of low-carbon and green industries in Indiana and the job creation, economic growth, and wealth generation that could result for Indiana communities from the development of these industries. Requires SPEA to report the results of its study and assessment to the legislative council not later than December 1, 2018. ... View more