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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 13, 2017

 

row of trees on a sunny day

Changing Seasons Bring Tourists To Brown County

The foliage, scenic view and changing leaves of fall rake tourists into Brown County every year.

October 12, 2017

 

Volkswagen

Governor Establishes Committee To Distribute VW Settlement Funds

The money must be used to offset the excess pollution emitted by Volkswagen vehicles involved in the Clean Air Act violations.

October 11, 2017

 

A red sign in a residential yard reads

Judge Orders Ellettsville Plan Commission To Approve Development

A Monroe County Judge is ordering the Ellettsville Plan Commission to approve a developer’s plan to build an apartment complex near a subdivision.

October 10, 2017

 

Heavy rain overwhelmed Kokomo's wastewater treatment plant and caused raw sewage to flow into the creek.

Fish Killed In Central Indiana Creek After Sewage Discharge

Officials say an overflow of sewage was the cause of a fish kill in a central Indiana creek.

October 9, 2017

 

The A.B. Brown Generating Station is a coal-fired power station owned and operated by Vectren near Mount Vernon, Indiana.

EPA Moves To Repeal Clean Power Plan

Industry groups cheered the move, while environmental groups continue to decry the Trump Administration's rollback of Obama-era climate regulations.

October 6, 2017

 

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The Indiana Dunes Closer To Becoming A National Park

The legislation could create the first national park in the state of Indiana.

October 4, 2017

 

Solar panels at Lowel Middle School abutting a corn field.

Legislature To Hear How Solar Bill Affects Schools

A legislative study committee will examine how a controversial law passed earlier this year that changes the affordability of solar panels affects schools.

October 3, 2017

 

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Indianapolis Fire Department Holds Annual Fire Safety Olympics

Students participated in hands-on activities like saving a baby, stop, drop and roll drills, and escaping a simulated fire.

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