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July 4, 2014

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Barn with coal mine

How New EPA Regulations Could Affect Indiana’s Mining Towns

Residents in Southwest Indiana worry new EPA regulations could cause major job loss in the area, although economists say it's too soon to tell.

July 1, 2014

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Peru Dam

Peru Residents Still Fighting DNR’s Dam Assessment

Residents of Peru are fighting against the Department of Natural Resources, which is ordering them to pay thousands of dollars for dam repairs.

June 26, 2014

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whooping crane

DNR Offers $5,000 For Info On Whooping Crane Poacher

The Department of Natural Resources say they believe the whooping crane was shot in Greene County.

June 26, 2014

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Thousand Cankers Disease

Deadly Tree Disease Found in Indiana

The fungus that causes Thousand Cankers Disease, an insidious infection that targets Black Walnut trees, has been found in Yellowwood State Forest.

June 24, 2014

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Flash Flood Warnings In Effect, Tornado Causes Home Damage

Several counties are experiencing flash flood warnings, and a tornado reportedly caused damage to several homes near Plainfield.

June 24, 2014

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The Indiana mayors attended the national conference in Dallas, Texas from June 20-23.

Indiana Mayors Talk Climate Change At National Conference

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard attended the National Conference of Mayors annual meeting in Dallas this year.

June 23, 2014

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A power plant in Indianapolis. The EPA has unveiled a proposal for reducing coal-fired power plants emissions.

U.S. Supreme Court Limits Some EPA Regulations

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the EPA could change emission thresholds for certain industries.

June 19, 2014

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Waterway pollution

Report Shows Indiana Ranks High In Amount Of Water Pollution

A report shows that in 2012, Indiana was worst in the nation for amount of pollution dumped into waterways.

June 16, 2014

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air conditioner

State Won’t Offer Cooling Assistance To Low-Income Families

State officials say they're out of money after spending nearly $50 million this fiscal year on heating assistance.

June 13, 2014

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canoers at turkey run state park

State Parks See Increase In Visitors, Sales

More people are visiting Indiana's state parks and buying annual passes than last year.

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