David Sheets, senior vice president at Rush Shelby Energy, was recognized as the top co-op communicator in the nation by the Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA). Sheets was presented the prestigious H.E. Klinefelter Award during a banquet at the organization’s 2014 …Read More.
Henry County Billboards
Henry County REMC was the first cooperative in the state to use billboards to rally its members to visit the action. coop website to urge the EPA to stick to an “all-of-the-above” energy policy. To read the full story visit …Read More.
Kosciusko REMC receives ‘No Lost Time’ award
Kosciusko REMC was recently presented with its second consecutive No Lost Time safety award from Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange. The award recognizes cooperatives that have exceeded industry safety standards and achieved 5,000 working hours per employee with no lost …Read More.
EPA Regulations – How Does This Impact Me?
You have likely heard in the news that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released another round of proposed regulations. We would like to explain what these regulations could mean to you. What are these new regulations? The latest round of …Read More.
Senate Unanimously Passes Pension Reform Legislation
The U.S. Senate today passed S. 1302 by unanimous consent. The legislation eliminates the Deficit Reduction Contribution for electric cooperatives’ Retirement Security Plan and makes the Pension Protection Act (PPA) exemption permanent. PPA’s “single-employer” plan rules are designed specifically to …Read More.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives opposes latest EPA regulations
Proposed mandates threaten Indiana’s growing economy and thousands of jobs.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives today announced opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) just-released regulations for existing source coal-fired electricity generation facilities. “We are concerned about the impact these regulations will have on our member owners,” said Rick Coons, CEO of …Read More.
New EPA Regulations for Existing Source Coal-Fired Electricity Generating Facilities
Priority: Provide safe, reliable and affordable electricity while supporting a cleaner environment. Issue: Support a responsible energy policy that balances Hoosiers’ energy needs with environmental concerns through an all-of-the-above approach. Call for action: Indiana Electric Cooperatives urges the EPA to …Read More.
Service Territory Boundaries
Priority: Protect the service territories of member cooperatives Issue: Maintain fair and equitable electric service territories that are in the best interest of all ratepayers. Call for action: Indiana Electric Cooperatives urges the Indiana legislature to enact legislation that protects …Read More.
Space Heater Safety: Precautions for Staying Warm and Safe
If you find yourself in need of a space heater to temporarily take the chill off a particular area of your home, carefully consider the safety hazards associated with their use. “It seems easy and inexpensive to use a space …Read More.
Growing senior population faces safety risks
“How old is the oldest person you know?” asks an insurance company in a popular television ad. Turns out the majority of those polled had friends and family in their 80s, 90s and beyond. A recent Administration of Aging report …Read More.
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