The Environmental Protection Agency found dangerous levels of lead and arsenic in the soil in the Calumet neighborhood of East Chicago.
The torch is part of the celebration of the 200th anniversary of Indiana statehood. The Indiana State Parks system is also celebrating its 100th birthday.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced 10 new Superfund sites Wednesday, including one in Indianapolis.
In 2007, Indiana had no large wind turbines. By 2009, the state’s more than 600 turbines produced enough energy to power nearly 400,000 homes.
The study found that countries with fragile economies, like Niger, Chad and Mongolia, are especially vulnerable to invasive species.
EPA plans to begin removing in late September about two feet of lead-contaminated soil from residential yards in the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood.
Indianapolis saw the highest incidence of excess mortality, with 86 excess deaths, even though it doesn’t have the poorest relative air quality in the state.
This settlement builds on a previous agreement from 2012 that required Edwardsport’s shareholders to pay the full construction and start-up costs.
The National Weather Service confirms at least eight tornadoes hit Indiana Wednesday.
While the number of injuries is minimal, the damage to homes and businesses is extensive.