Farm groups say the bill is needed to protect the industry from attack by environmental and animal-rights activists.
A group of residents just north of Peru is scrambling to come up with thousands of dollars for dam maintenance and repair.
The property owners are under investigation for clearing the area of all vegetation. They could face thousands of dollars in fines.
State officials say large deer populations can damage forest ecosystems by eating too many plants that other animals use for food.
Frequent rains have caused some runoff from I-69 construction, but INDOT officials say they have taken all necessary precautions.
State environmental officials began testing water in state parks and recreation areas Monday for high algae levels.
The Indiana Tree Project planted 10,000 in Morgan Monroe State Park on Tuesday
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.
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.
INDOT says the Draft Environmental Impact Statement looks at potential impacts the road will have on the natural environment.