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.
The bill from Sen. Ed Charbonneau, R-Valparaiso, places new requirements on both owners of above ground storage tanks and the state.
Crews began cleaning up an old coke and carbon plant in June, aiming to remove contaminants from the soil and groundwater.
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.
Martinsville is seeking to put its wells on the Superfund National Priorities list – a survey of sites in need of chemical cleanup.
Cleanup efforts will focus on creating a barrier between contaminants and parkgoers as construction plans for the Switchyard Park move forward.
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.
Sometime within the next year, researchers may have a way to get arsenic out of the ground, thanks to a subtropical fern.
The previous land owners Miller and Company and Columbus Downtown, Inc. will be held accountable for some of the cleanup costs.