EPRI awarded $2 million for water quality trading project
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has $2 million in private and public funding that will expand the scope of the Ohio River Basin Water Quality Trading Project (WQT) in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky.
USDA to repay vet school loans in exchange for rural work
The USDA on Nov. 4 awarded more than $4.5 million to 49 veterinarians to help repay a portion of their vet school loans, in exchange for each serving in one of 26 states that lack sufficient veterinary resources in their rural areas.
Major Indiana highway work should lower shipping times
A section of the Interstate 69 extension that will eventually connect Evansville to Indianapolis via a multi-lane highway is expected to open by the end of 2015. In addition, the final portion of a three-phase project on U.S. Highway 31 between Indianapolis and South Bend should be complete by year’s end.
Biodiesel leaders: Bring back $1 credit, restrict to U.S. producers
Nearly 100 U.S. biodiesel leaders pressed Congress last week to reinstate the biodiesel tax incentive as a domestic production credit, in line with a proposal passed unanimously by the Senate Finance Committee in July.
Plenty of pastureland was converted to row crops with higher grain prices. Now producers are considering returning land to pasture – a decision that takes much planning and, in some cases, significant investment.
Indiana co-op awards about how honorees are helping out others
A cooperative is about people working together in a business to provide or obtain the best deals or services for its membership – and at least one eastern Indiana credit union has been taking that idea into its community during difficult times.