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July 13, 2015

 

Quarry

Preserved Quarry Is A Lesson In Indiana History

Many limestone quarries lie abandoned in South Central Indiana, but one shows life as it was in the 1940s.

July 10, 2015

 

Flooded field

Record Rainfall Drowning Indiana’s Crops

Last month was the wettest June since 1895, causing many fields to flood.

July 8, 2015

 

June 2015 rainfall

Indiana Breaking Rainfall Records

About half of the state received more than twice the average rainfall for June.

July 6, 2015

 

Experts worry despite high rankings in a Clean Water Act Permit inspection study, Indiana still needs better measures to enhance water quality.

Indiana Will Join Lawsuit Against EPA Water Rule

The EPA recently finalized a rule broadening the definition of “waters of the United States.”

July 6, 2015

 

Pollinators, including honey bees, are responsible for up to a third of food consumed.

Indiana Organization Plans To Protect Pollinators

The Indiana Pesticide Review Board is working to create pollinator protective measures in the Hoosier State.

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.

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