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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.

February 14, 2014

 

livestock

Farmer’s Rights Bill Goes to House Next Week

Farm groups say the bill is needed to protect the industry from attack by environmental and animal-rights activists.

November 15, 2013

 

Indiana is home to 1,000 state-regulated dams, including 241 that are considered

Six High-Hazard Dams Could Cost Peru Residents Thousands

A group of residents just north of Peru is scrambling to come up with thousands of dollars for dam maintenance and repair.

November 8, 2013

 

Lake Monroe.

Monroe Lake Tree Clearing Violates Federal, County Laws

The property owners are under investigation for clearing the area of all vegetation. They could face thousands of dollars in fines.

July 22, 2013

 

deer

21 State Parks Host Hunts To Reduce Deer Populations

State officials say large deer populations can damage forest ecosystems by eating too many plants that other animals use for food.

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