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July 27, 2016

 

Cypress tress, prevalent in wetlands of the southern U.S., reach there northern limit along the Wabash River in Indiana.

Indiana Conservation Practices Affect Gulf Of Mexico

Nutrients from Indiana rivers can spark algae blooms, which can be toxic to plants, animals and humans.

February 22, 2016

 

Rep. David Wolkins, R-Warsaw, has introduced a similar bill for four consecutive sessions.

Environmental Regulation Bill Undergoes Significant Edits

The bill now simply requires IDEM to inform the legislature each year on new rules it’s developing and enacting.

January 15, 2016

 

the Duke Energy coal gasification plant in Edwardsport

Duke Energy Edwardsport Plant Settlement Expanded

Duke Energy agrees not to charge customers for $87.5 million of the operating costs of the Edwardsport plant, $2.5 million more than the original agreement.

January 8, 2016

 

Discrepancies in research mean it can be next to impossible for researchers to get comprehensive data on who’s using water, and how.

Lack Of Water Use Data Could Have Environmental Consequences

A study from Purdue University shows a huge lack of cooperation among county, state and federal agencies when it comes to reporting water usage.

November 30, 2015

 

City Hall Roof

City Buildings Plan To Install Solar Panels

Hoosiers in Bloomington can expect to see more solar panels in the near future.

November 16, 2015

 

Common Carp

DNR Adds Largemouth Bass To Griffy Lake To Combat Carp

DNR District 5 Fish Management Biologist Dave Kittaka says large numbers of common carp — which grow quickly — can ruin a fishery.

November 10, 2015

 

Indiana statehouse

‘Greening The Statehouse’ Event To Focus On Coal Ash Storage

Environmental groups are gearing up for their annual "Greening the Statehouse" event this weekend at the University of Indianapolis.

November 5, 2015

 

coal plant

State Files Another Challenge Against EPA Power Plant Rule

The EPA’s new power plant rule aims to cut carbon dioxide emissions in the Hoosier State by about 28 percent by 2030.

August 17, 2015

 

Morgan-Monroe State Forest

DNR To Hold Public Meetings For Comment On Strategic Plan

The plan helps the division set a direction for its programs and the care and management of state forests.

June 3, 2015

 

Howard County Courthouse

Kokomo Receives More Funds To Check Sites For Pollution

The City of Kokomo will receive $500,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency to study what are known as “brownfields.”

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