Carbon Neutral Indiana to Present to State of Indiana's Study Committee (Sept 16, 2020)

Carbon Neutral Indiana to Present to State of Indiana's Study Committee (Sept 16, 2020)

UPDATE (9/18/20): See the recording of this hearing here

UPDATE (9/22/20): See the discussion on all NPR stations in Indiana here.

On Wed, Sept 16 at 10:00 am EST, the Interim Study Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources will explore the following:

"Testimony on a mechanism by which corporations can voluntarily invest in conservation and reforestation of Indiana Forest land through the Benjamin Harrison Trust Fund or for promoting programs for agricultural soil health through 'carbon farming' funds administered by the Department of Agriculture, in order to achieve a corporation's carbon footprint goals."

Watch the hearing by livestream:

  1. Go to the Indiana General Assembly website: http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2020/session/senate_video_archive/#
  2. In menu on the left, click "Senate Chamber"

 

Learn more about Indiana Senate Bill 368, see the meeting agenda, read documents and PowerPoints shared at the hearing, and explore the draft legislation.

Below, from left to right: Mary Bookwalter, Jeff Stant, State Senator Mark Stoops, Rae Schnapp PhD, Daniel Poynter, Tim Maloney.