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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.

July 12, 2013

 

i-69 construction

Recent Rains Lead To I-69 Construction Sediment Runoff

Frequent rains have caused some runoff from I-69 construction, but INDOT officials say they have taken all necessary precautions.

June 17, 2013

 

Visitors at Paynetown Recreation Area on Lake Monroe are advised to âswim at your own risk.â The absence of lifeguards and the potential presence of harmful algae in the water combine to give patrons cause for caution.

Playing It Safe: State Departments Test Waters For Algae

State environmental officials began testing water in state parks and recreation areas Monday for high algae levels.

April 30, 2013

 

Tree Planting

DNR Says Newly Planted Trees Good For Environment, Economy

The Indiana Tree Project planted 10,000 in Morgan Monroe State Park on Tuesday

February 1, 2013

 

well water

Terre Haute Councilman Pushes To Get Neighborhood City Water

A city councilman is pushing to incorporate one neighborhood’s private wells into the city’s water system because residents are afraid of water contamination.

December 7, 2012

 

i-69

INDOT Shows Off I-69 Plans For Bloomington To Martinsville

Monroe and Morgan County residents came out to INDOT’s presentation at the Monroe County Fairgrounds to see how the interstate’s design could affect them.

October 30, 2012

 

INDOT

INDOT Releases New I-69 Environmental Impact Statement

INDOT says the Draft Environmental Impact Statement looks at potential impacts the road will have on the natural environment.

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