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April 8, 2015

 

Indiana Dunes near Mt. Baldy

House Approves Emergency Plan For Contaminated Water

The legislation requires owners of above ground storage tanks that are near a public water source to report what’s in those tanks — such as hazardous chemicals.

March 9, 2015

 

water storage

Bill Seeks To Protect Drinking Water From Contamination

The bill from Sen. Ed Charbonneau, R-Valparaiso, places new requirements on both owners of above ground storage tanks and the state.

October 17, 2013

 

Brown Field Coal

Contaminated Site Cleanup In Terre Haute Ahead Of Schedule

Crews began cleaning up an old coke and carbon plant in June, aiming to remove contaminants from the soil and groundwater.

February 1, 2013

 

well water

Terre Haute Councilman Pushes To Get Neighborhood City Water

A city councilman is pushing to incorporate one neighborhood’s private wells into the city’s water system because residents are afraid of water contamination.

October 5, 2012

 

martinsville mineral water sign

Feds Could Help Martinsville Clean Up Contaminated Wells

Martinsville is seeking to put its wells on the Superfund National Priorities list – a survey of sites in need of chemical cleanup.

October 4, 2012

 

Switchyard

City Explores Contamination Cleanup For Switchyard Park

Cleanup efforts will focus on creating a barrier between contaminants and parkgoers as construction plans for the Switchyard Park move forward.

October 3, 2012

 

Cantaloupe

FDA Inspection: Indiana Melon Farm Is Unsanitary

The FDA found unclean conditions at a southern Indiana farm linked to an outbreak of salmonella that killed three people in Kentucky and left hundreds sick.

September 20, 2012

 

Arsenic

Exotic Plant Absorbs Arsenic From Ground

Sometime within the next year, researchers may have a way to get arsenic out of the ground, thanks to a subtropical fern.

December 14, 2011

 

Bartholomew County Jail

Columbus Approves Clean-up Of Contaminated Land

The previous land owners Miller and Company and Columbus Downtown, Inc. will be held accountable for some of the cleanup costs.

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