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June 27, 2017

 

American Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus anatum) perching on driftwood.

Chicks Aplenty: DNR Says Indiana Peregrine Falcons Thriving

DNR crews banded 40 peregrine chicks this year. That's up from 32 last year.

June 27, 2017

 

East Chicago public meeting

HUD Fields Demolition Concerns From Frustrated East Chicago Locals

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development held a hearing Monday about a plan to demolish the lead-contaminated West Calumet housing development.

June 23, 2017

 

High Water Sign in Minnesota

Tropical Storm Cindy Causes Indiana Flooding

Heavy rainfall from the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy has caused scattered street flooding across central and southern Indiana.

June 23, 2017

 

Asian carp

Asian Carp Discovered Near Lake Michigan

This is a second time an Asian carp has been found beyond an electrical barrier designed to keep them out.

June 22, 2017

 

East Chicago resident Sherry Hunter, who founded the group Calumet Lives Matter, which is among the parties filing the intervention, applauds Gov. Eric Holcomb in May as he signs legislation providing additional state aid for the East Chicago lead crisis.

East Chicago Residents Continue Legal Fight For Lead Clean Up

The government continues to oppose intervention by a group of East Chicago residents, who are asking for a larger role in the clean up of their neighborhood.

June 16, 2017

 

The bike is capable of allowing people to sign up for library cards on location.

Monroe County Public Library Invests In Sustainable Book Bike

The bike will be used to promote the library's many programs at public events in Monroe County.

June 16, 2017

 

A boundary sign in Morgan-Monroe State Forest.

In Debate Over Logging In State Forests, Both Sides Claim Science

The Indiana Division of Forestry says logging is a way to manage the forest for overall health, but advocacy groups say the logging is detrimental.

June 15, 2017

 

Mayor Tom Henry and members of the Fort Wayne city council at the ceremonial ground breaking.

Fort Wayne Breaks Ground On Giant Sewer Tunnel

Communities across Indiana and the country work with the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce the amount of sewage that enters rivers.

June 15, 2017

 

Two water towers above the GM plant in Bedford.

Environmental Cleanup At Bedford GM Shifts To Plant Site

Cleanup of the area around the plant has been going on for more than a decade. The focus now is on the actual plant site.

June 13, 2017

 

Mecca Companies Inc. Proposed Affordable Housing Complex

Plan Commission Approves Affordable Housing Complex

Plan Commission approves affordable housing complex despite environmental land challenges.

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