The agency’s new administrative settlement, announced Monday, adds a new company to those responsible for funding the cleanup.
The same group who requested federal assistance for Flint, Michigan, is now stepping in for East Chicago, Indiana.
East Chicago residents in the West Calumet Housing Complex have until March 1 to renew their Section 8 housing vouchers, given out late last year.
Thirty years after officials found high levels of lead and arsenic at an East Chicago lead smelting plant, clean-up has begun. Why did it take so long?
The EPA says it will begin removing lead-tainted soil later this month from as many as 100 homes around the site of an old industrial smelter.
The nearly two mile, $4.4 million earthen berm acts as a physical barrier, preventing Asian carp from jumping out into the Great Lakes Basin.
The majority opinion states the Environmental Protection Agency failed to account for the costs of implementation of its emission regulations.
Indiana was one of 15 states challenging the EPA's rule limiting carbon emissions from power plants.
The EPA is lowering its standards for how much renewable fuel must be added to gasoline sold in the United States.
The Environmental Protection Agency sets standards on how much ethanol must be blended into gasoline.