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August 4, 2017

 

The West Calumet Housing Complex is fenced off after former residents have been relocated.

HUD Secretary Carson To Visit East Chicago’s Superfund Site Monday

The Superfund site includes a now-empty public housing complex, which is the subject of a contentious demolition plan.

August 4, 2017

 

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EPA Cuts Will Damage Hoosier Health, Environment, Groups Say

A Congressional subcommittee recently approved an 8 percent cut to the agency.

July 27, 2017

 

Ray Mosley works at the Community Advisory Group table with Akeeshea Daniels, left, and Maritza Lopez at Calumet Day, an annual block party. The CAG represents residents of the EPA-administered USS Lead Superfund site in East Chicago.

Blood, Lead & Soil: A Year In East Chicago

One year ago, residents of East Chicago's West Calumet Housing Complex were told they had to move out because of lead and arsenic contamination.

June 15, 2017

 

Two water towers above the GM plant in Bedford.

Environmental Cleanup At Bedford GM Shifts To Plant Site

Cleanup of the area around the plant has been going on for more than a decade. The focus now is on the actual plant site.

May 31, 2017

 

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Bloomington Granted National Funds For Redevelopment

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Brownfields Program awarded Bloomington $300,000 to continue redevelopment of the B-Line Trail Corridor.

May 19, 2017

 

EPA flags in East Chicago

Gov. Holcomb Signs Aid Bill For East Chicago Lead Crisis

Both residents and lawmakers say the bill is a positive step, but much work remains.

May 16, 2017

 

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Heavy Rains Cause Chemical Runoff Worries For Water Companies

Experts say recent heavy rains have made it more likely that pesticides and other chemicals could flow from urban lawns into municipal sewer systems.

May 9, 2017

 

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Terre Haute Residents, Duke Energy Meet About Coal Ash Disposal

Duke Energy plans to remove an estimated 3.6 million tons of coal ash from two of the Wabash River Generating Station's ash ponds in Terre Haute.

April 7, 2017

 

In late March, the East Chicago Housing Authority assigned remaining West Calumet residents to temporary public housing units elsewhere in the city.

Relocation Drags On At Contaminated East Chicago Housing Complex

Fifty-six families still live in the lead-tainted public housing complex, with 19 waiting to appeal their temporary relocation assignments.

April 5, 2017

 

East Chicago's Calumet neighborhood is an Environmental Protection Agency Superfund site.

EPA Chief Pruitt To Visit East Chicago Superfund Site

Several lawmakers had invited EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to visit the site after President Donald Trump appointed him to the position.

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