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March 21, 2017

 

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EPA Gets First Cleanup Funds For Zone 2 Of East Chicago Superfund

The agency’s new administrative settlement, announced Monday, adds a new company to those responsible for funding the cleanup.

March 2, 2017

 

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

Lawyers Request EPA Intervention For Lead In East Chicago Water

The same group who requested federal assistance for Flint, Michigan, is now stepping in for East Chicago, Indiana.

February 28, 2017

 

HUD plans to take stock of whether the city can move remaining families to temporary housing and close West Calumet by March 31.

As Deadlines Loom, 106 Families Remain In Lead-Contaminated Homes

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.

September 23, 2016

 

Starting in 1991, the Indiana State Department of Health began testing children for elevated blood lead levels. Results weren’t published until 1998, but between 1998 and 2008, the state found 275 children with elevated levels.

EPA Response To East Chicago Lead Typical For Soil Contamination

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?

September 9, 2016

 

Lead concentration results in Indianapolis.

EPA Readies For Lead Abatement In Indy Neighborhood

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.

May 12, 2016

 

Betsy Yankowiak, Director of Preserves and Programs for Little River Wetlands Project, and Bill Bolen, senior advisor for teh EPA, holding a map of Eagle Marsh.

Ft. Wayne Berm Aims To Keep Carp From Entering Lake Erie

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.

June 29, 2015

 

 The 5-4 majority sided with the challengers in the case, saying the EPA failed to comply with the section of the Clean Air Act mandating regulations must be “appropriate and necessary,” because the agency didn’t complete an appropriate cost-benefit analysis.

What The Supreme Court’s EPA Ruling Means For Indiana

The majority opinion states the Environmental Protection Agency failed to account for the costs of implementation of its emission regulations.

June 9, 2015

 

 A federal court decided not to hear the challenge because the EPA proposal hasn’t been finalized.

Federal Court Rejects Challenge To EPA Emissions Rules

Indiana was one of 15 states challenging the EPA's rule limiting carbon emissions from power plants.

June 1, 2015

 

Indiana has 14 ethanol plants throughout the state.

EPA Releases Updated Standards For Biofuel In Gasoline

The EPA is lowering its standards for how much renewable fuel must be added to gasoline sold in the United States.

May 29, 2015

 

Indiana has 14 ethanol plants throughout the state.

EPA Set To Release Biofuel Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency sets standards on how much ethanol must be blended into gasoline.

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