The City of Kokomo will receive $500,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency to study what are known as “brownfields.”
May is one of the worst months for ticks and IU biologists have gradually seen more types of ticks in the area.
The EPA is investigating a site in Martinsville where chemicals have contaminated one of the city's drinking water wells.
A contaminated ground water plume in the west central part of the city contains high levels of vinyl chloride.
The measure did not face any opposition when it came up for debate Thursday.
The bill from Sen. Ed Charbonneau, R-Valparaiso, places new requirements on both owners of above ground storage tanks and the state.
Director of the Hoosier Environmental Council says Pence should focus on the opportunities Indiana has for clean energy.
The Hoosier Environmental Council and other organizations say the byproduct of coal burning is a serious threat to the public's health.
A recent study indicates creating ethanol from corn releases 7 percent more carbon dioxide emissions than gasoline.
The Perry K Steam Plant is converting from coal to natural gas to comply with new Environmental Protection Agency emission standards.