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Nick Janzen

Nick reports on energy and the environment for Indiana Public Broadcasting, focusing on water issues, the energy industry, and agriculture. He’s stationed at WBOI in Fort Wayne. Before joining IPB, Nick reported on coastal issues in his native Louisiana.

Recent Posts by Nick Janzen

November 9, 2017

 

Power

OUCC Says I&M Rate Increase Too High

The Office of Utility Consumer Counselor is recommending approval of a $125 million dollar rate increase.

November 6, 2017

 

A sign in a yard reads

East Chicago Residents File Lawsuit Over Contamination

More than three dozen East Chicago homeowners have filed a lawsuit alleging that their homes and yards were severely contaminated with lead.

November 6, 2017

 

Dr. Leslie Bishop delivers a letter asking Gov. Holcomb to reduce logging on state land to Rebecca Holwerda, the governor's director of operations.

Hoosiers Ask Governor To Reduce Logging On Public Land

A letter signed by 228 scientists tells Governor Holcomb increased logging rates hurt forest biodiversity.

October 26, 2017

 

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue addresses reporters Wednesday flanked by FFA members.

USDA Sec. Perdue Implores FFA Members To Be ‘Advocates For Truth’

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue says his agency is also focused on NAFTA negotiations and confirming his undersecretaries.

October 26, 2017

 

Statehouse

No Water Recommendations To Legislature, But Lots To ‘Mull Over’

The state needs $2 billion in immediate water infrastructure repairs.

October 19, 2017

 

A confined feeding operation in Hancock County.

CAFO Committee Finalizes Report To General Assembly

Critics are hopeful the legislature will impose rules to lessen the environmental affects of CAFOs next year.

October 19, 2017

 

EPA flags in East Chicago

Indiana Receives Approval To Expand Lead Testing

The state will use money from the Children's Health Insurance Program.

October 16, 2017

 

algae blooms

Indiana ‘Not Doing Much’ To Ease Lake Erie Nutrient Pollution

According to a new report, efforts to reduce nutrient pollution are proceeding at a "painfully slow" pace.

October 16, 2017

 

A CAFO off Route 25 in Tippecanoe County.

CAFO Committee To Finalize Report To General Assembly

Legislators could introduce new regulations during the next legislative session.

October 11, 2017

 

Naomi Caseras, an eighth grader at East Chicago Urban Enterprise Academy, was one of the students whose samples were tested. Hers came back negative.

East Chicago School Children Take Lead Testing Into Own Hands

The NAACP hopes to replicate the program on a national scale.

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