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March 25, 2015

 

Kokomo

EPA Identifies Contaminated Area In Kokomo

A contaminated ground water plume in the west central part of the city contains high levels of vinyl chloride.

March 12, 2015

 

water waste management

Microbeads Ban Gains Foothold, Progresses To Senate Floor

The measure did not face any opposition when it came up for debate Thursday.

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.

January 14, 2015

 

Gibson power plant

Some Say Pence’s Coal Crusade Doesn’t Address Opportunities

Director of the Hoosier Environmental Council says Pence should focus on the opportunities Indiana has for clean energy.

August 11, 2014

 

coal ash press conference

Environmental Groups Call For Testing Near Coal Ash Ponds

The Hoosier Environmental Council and other organizations say the byproduct of coal burning is a serious threat to the public's health.

April 23, 2014

 

corn

Indiana Corn Industry Disputes Ethanol Study

A recent study indicates creating ethanol from corn releases 7 percent more carbon dioxide emissions than gasoline.

March 11, 2014

 

The Perry K Steam Plant in Indianapolis would burn only gas, making the century-Long coal burning practice come to an end

Indianapolis Steam Plant Receives Last Coal Shipment

The Perry K Steam Plant is converting from coal to natural gas to comply with new Environmental Protection Agency emission standards.

March 5, 2014

 

Change The Play

30 Indiana Schools Participate in Pilot Health Program

30 schools across Indiana are implementing the Change The Play initiative, a pilot program sponsored by Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck.

March 3, 2014

 

Deer Grazing

Indiana Deer Harvest Numbers Decreased in 2013

The number of deer harvested in Indiana in 2013 decreased 8 percent from 2012.

February 25, 2014

 

emissions

Environmental Regulation Bill Dies In Committee

A bill that would have restricted IDEM from creating environmental regulations stricter than the EPA's died in a Senate committee yesterday.

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