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September 14, 2017

 

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Climate Scientists: Indiana Could Look Like East Texas By 2070

Scientists from Purdue and Indiana Universities say the number of days Indiana experiences above 90 degrees jumping from 20 to 74 by 2050.

September 13, 2017

 

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Solarize Bloomington Unable To Meet Demand For Panel Installations

Bloomington’s solar initiative is at capacity leaving some people who signed up for a 2017 installation on hold until next year.

September 12, 2017

 

Tropical Storm Warnings (crimson warning box) remain in effect as Irma moves northwest.

Will Harvey And Irma Affect Attitudes On Climate? Probably Not.

A new study from an Indiana University professor examined people's attitudes toward climate change policies after experiencing an extreme weather event.

September 11, 2017

 

A glyphosate-resistant weed stands over over a patch of soybeans on Don Lamb's farm. Weeds like this are one reason some farmers turned to dicamba-tolerant soybeans this year.

Dicamba Poses Tough Questions, Few Answers For Farmers, Regulators

Over a hundred dicamba-related complaints have been filed in Indiana so far this year.

September 11, 2017

 

Tropical Storm Warnings (crimson warning box) remain in effect as Irma moves northwest.

Indiana To See Remnants Of Tropical Storm Irma Tuesday

A half inch of new rainfall and 22 MPH wind gusts are expected as Irma dissipates over southern Indiana.

September 11, 2017

 

(Credit: EWG)

Report: Unregulated Chemical Above Health Limit In 5 IN Utilities

The chemical 1,4-dioxane is a toxic, unregulated chemical found in cosmetics and used in manufacturing processes.

September 10, 2017

 

IDEM Might Stop Printing Pollution Permit Requests

IDEM projects it could save an estimated $17,000 per year by eliminating advertising costs in local newspapers.

September 8, 2017

 

The task force has 4 hazmat support personnel and a 4-member FEMA incident support team.

Indiana Responders Move From Texas To Florida For Relief Efforts

A team of Indiana responders are aiding in relief efforts in Florida as Hurricane Irma begins to make landfall.

September 5, 2017

 

Canada Goose

Southern Ind. Town With Geese Problem Euthanizes 200 Birds

Clarksville, plagued by aggressive Canada geese, has euthanized more than 200 birds and plans to next erect fences to discourage the problematic birds.

September 5, 2017

 

Sandhill crane

Migratory Birds On Way Through Indiana

Thousands of migrating birds will make their way through Indiana over the next few months.

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