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May 5, 2017

 

lake Michigan

Documents Show US Steel Leaked More Than 580 Times Allowable Limit

The chemical spill forced a temporary closure of several beaches and Indiana American Water's intake in Ogden Dunes.

April 19, 2017

 

U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt address a crowd during his visit to East Chicago, Indiana, with state and local officials including Gov. Eric Holcomb and U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly.

EPA Administrator Visits East Chicago, NAACP Demands More Help

The NAACP and East Chicago residents are calling on the EPA for more resources as Administrator Scott Pruitt visits the lead-contaminated neighborhood.

April 19, 2017

 

East Chicago

EPA Chief To Tour Lead-Contaminated Indiana Housing Complex

Officials say two dozen families remain at the 45-year-old East Chicago housing complex.

April 14, 2017

 

Indiana coast of Lake Michigan

EPA: No Significant Chemical Discharge From US Steel Spill

The EPA sampling results showed no significant trace of the chemical in the lake or Burns Waterway after the Tuesday spill at U.S. Steel's Portage plant.

April 3, 2017

 

epa

EPA Answers Questions From East Chicago Residents On Remediation

Many asked about the remediation process, but some expressed concerns over the EPA's commitment to residents in the lead-contaminated Superfund.

March 20, 2017

 

East Chicago

Governor: Funding Sought For East Chicago Water Filters

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb says the state is working on finding funding for water filters in East Chicago homes dealing with lead contamination.

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.

March 1, 2017

 

Ditch

Ind. Groups React To Trump’s Executive Order On Clean Water Rule

Waters of the U.S. dictates which waterways are subject to federal clean water regulations.

February 17, 2017

 

Gov. Eric Holcomb listens to residents and community leaders address some of their concerns with the lead contamination in East Chicago, Indiana.

Holcomb On East Chicago Lead Problems: ‘We Have To Get This Right’

Gov. Eric Holcomb visited East Chicago, Indiana, a week after declaring an emergency in the city due to lead and arsenic contamination.

February 9, 2017

 

East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland, center, testified with other city officials last month before a Senate committee. The officials were back before a House committee request further aid for the city's lead contaminated Calumet neighborhood.

East Chicago Officials Look For Guidance Over Contaminated Water

In addition to aid for a lead contaminated neighborhood, East Chicago city officials seek guidance from the state to address lead found in drinking water.

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