INDIANAPOLIS—“It’s something that we share as a community, and we need to care for it as a community, otherwise we all suffer for it,” said declaration signer Rev. Doug Kaufman.

Hoosier Interfaith Power and Light (IPL) has gathered over 700 signatures in a declaration urging Gov. Eric Holcomb and state legislators to recognize environmental health as a real issue in Indiana. This declaration was delivered early Friday to Holcomb’s office. 

Declaration Delivery Photo

Ashlyn Myers is a reporter for, a news website powered by Franklin College journalism students.

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