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April 26, 2016

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U.S. Boom In Cage-Free Eggs, But Are They More Nutritious?

Studies say consumers believe brown, cage-free eggs have a higher nutritional value than white, caged eggs, but scientists don't necessarily agree.

April 25, 2016

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Coal plant.

Coal-Fired Plants Adapt To New, Costly EPA Standards

Coal-fired power plants in Indiana are balancing federal demands with business pressures in a number of ways.

April 25, 2016

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Inside the water treatment plant in Bloomington.

City’s Actions On Water Quality May Be Seen In April Tests

Water plays a large role in public health and the economy, and Bloomington is fighting to keep its water in line with federal regulations.

April 21, 2016

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Erosion affects a property rights battle over public access to Indiana's Lake Michigan shore.

Erosion Complicates Property Rights Battle

In 2013, homeowners there sued the state, contending their private property extends all the way to the water.

April 20, 2016

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Global distribution of records in FishNet 2.

IU Scientist To Build First-Of-Its-Kind Water Database

Indiana University hydrologist Darren Ficklin describes his research as "a crazy undertaking."

April 15, 2016

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Coal plant.

Duke Energy Shuts Down Wabash River Generating Station

As part of a settlement, Duke Energy set a 2016 deadline for cutting out coal at its power plants.

April 15, 2016

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New Initiative Aims To Reduce Food Waste In Indiana

An estimated 35 million tons of food is discarded each year in the U.S., equaling $165 billion in food waste.

April 14, 2016

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Lake Lemon Conservancy District is receiving a $5,000 grant from the DNR to combat the Eurasian Watermilfoil.

DNR Awarding Grants To Combat Invasive Plants

The Department of Natural Resources is providing more than half a million dollars in grants to combat invasive plants in lakes throughout Indiana.

April 14, 2016

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Solar panels.

Duke Energy Planning Solar Farm At Crane

If approved, it would be Duke's largest solar facility in Indiana.

April 13, 2016

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Hoosier Black Bear Caught, Euthanized In Michigan

It was the first bear seen in Indiana in over 140 years.

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