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July 3, 2015

 

Tick

Experts Advise Keeping A Lookout For Ticks This Summer

The University of Rhode Island TickEncounter Resource Center's index says the risk for ticks, specifically American dog ticks, in the region is high.

July 2, 2015

 

Firework displays will be going on in most of the cities across Indiana.

Fourth Of July Fireworks Shows Around Southern Indiana

Cities across southern Indiana are hosting firework displays to celebrate the Fourth of July. Please double check the time online before you head out.

July 1, 2015

 

10 water rescues throughout Indiana happened last weekend, a huge increase compared to past years.

Recent Floods Lead To More Water Rescues Across Indiana

The recent flooding has caused an increased number of water rescues throughout Indiana.

June 30, 2015

 

Cover crops, like crimson clover, not only prevent erosion and improve nitrogen levels but can support pollinators in the area.

Preventive Planting Could Stop Further Damage For Farmers

In an effort to prevent long-term damage in unplanted fields, cover crops could be key for Indiana farmers.

June 29, 2015

 

 The 5-4 majority sided with the challengers in the case, saying the EPA failed to comply with the section of the Clean Air Act mandating regulations must be âappropriate and necessary,â because the agency didnât complete an appropriate cost-benefit analysis.

What The Supreme Court’s EPA Ruling Means For Indiana

The majority opinion states the Environmental Protection Agency failed to account for the costs of implementation of its emission regulations.

June 29, 2015

 

More than 40 types of mussels make their home in the Tippecanoe River; however, six species are currently on the endangered species list.

Education Campaign Aimed At Saving Native Mussels Kicks Off

Several native species of mussels in the Tippecanoe River are getting a hand from Purdue University and the Indiana DNR with a new education campaign.

June 26, 2015

 

The stateâs corn crop is suffering both due to overwatering which deteriorates the cornâs root system and significant nitrogen loss.

Press Conference Addresses Farmers’ Rain Concerns

There have been only four days this month without rain. All that water has farmers concerned over potential flood damage.

June 24, 2015

 

The EPA's proposed carbon emissions regulations would seek a 20 percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions by 2030.

Pence To Obama: Indiana Will Not Comply With EPA Rules

Pence says the proposed regulations reducing carbon emissions would hurt Indiana's economy and its coal industry.

June 19, 2015

 

ethanol tower

New EPA Ethanol Standards Could Affect Indiana Farmers

The EPA is lowering the amount of biofuels, which are often made from corn, that have to be added to gasoline.

June 16, 2015

 

Black bear on a log

Young Black Bear Continues To Roam Around Northern Indiana

Until the bear wandered into the South Bend region, there had not been a confirmed Bear sighting in Indiana in more than 140 years.

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