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September 28, 2016

 

coal plant

Clean Power Plan Would Impact Hoosier Energy, Jobs

The Clean Power Plan would require power plants nationwide to reduce carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030.

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.

September 2, 2016

 

Indianapolis and the White River

EPA To Brief Indy Residents On Lead Cleanup Project

EPA plans to begin removing in late September about two feet of lead-contaminated soil from residential yards in the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood.

July 31, 2016

 

The Sierra Club unveiled a new billboard in Muncie, urging for the Rockport I&M facility to be closed.

Advocates To Indiana-Michigan Power: Close Rockport Facility

The Environmental Protection Agency identified Rockport as the sixth largest carbon polluter nationally in 2014.

May 19, 2016

 

The Environmental Protection Agency will release its recommendations for the amount of ethanol that is blended into gasoline in coming days.

New EPA Regulations Good News For Indiana Farmers

The Environmental Protection Agency proposed increasing the amount of biofuel in gas, meaning more Indiana-produced ethanol will find it’s way into cars.

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.

April 25, 2016

 

Coal plant.

Coal-Fired Plants Adapt To New, Costly EPA Standards

Coal-fired power plants in Indiana are balancing federal demands with business pressures in a number of ways.

March 24, 2016

 

faucet

Pence Vetoes ‘No More Stringent Than’ Bill

Bill author Rep. David Wolkins has been working to pass versions of this legislation for four years.

March 1, 2016

 

Waterway pollution

‘No More Stringent Than’ Bill Heads To Governor’s Desk

The bill passed the Senate only after significant changes.

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