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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.”

May 13, 2015

 

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Study: More Ticks Moving Into Southern Indiana

May is one of the worst months for ticks and IU biologists have gradually seen more types of ticks in the area.

May 8, 2015

 

The EPA spoke this week to residents in Martinsville about their investigation of a contaminated site.

EPA, IDEM Building Community Engagement Plan In Martinsville

The EPA is investigating a site in Martinsville where chemicals have contaminated one of the city's drinking water wells.

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.

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