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February 8, 2017

 

Rep. Earl Harris, Jr. has introduced two bills providing aid for the lead contaminated neighborhood of East Chicago.

More Aid For East Chicago Clears Committee In Legislature

Lawmakers in the House environmental affairs committee unanimously approved the bill.

February 6, 2017

 

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EPA Officials: East Chicago Residents Should Filter Water

Officials say it's possible up to 90 percent of homes in East Chicago have lead water lines.

January 27, 2017

 

A sign from the Environmental Protection agency warns residents not to play in the soil, which is contaminated with lead and arsenic.

East Chicago Officials Uncertain About Future Lead Cleanup

The city attorney says nothing is certain at this point, and the city is still waiting on a response from the EPA.

January 11, 2017

 

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Indy Community Groups Win National Redevelopment Award

Community groups on the east side of Indianapolis won a national award to redevelop an abandoned industrial site.

December 14, 2016

 

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Lead In East Chicago Drinking Water From Aging Infrastructure

City officials told residents there were high lead levels recently measured in drinking water in the Calumet neighborhood.

December 12, 2016

 

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East Chicago Mayor Calls For State Of Emergency During Lead Crisis

Mayor Anthony Copeland told residents he sent letters to Gov. Mike Pence and Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb requesting the emergency declaration.

December 9, 2016

 

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EPA Discovers Unsafe Levels Of Lead In East Chicago Water

The EPA found unsafe levels of lead in the drinking water of some homes.

December 9, 2016

 

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Farmers Hope Trump Will Eliminate Revised Waters Of The U.S. Rule

President-elect Donald Trump says he wants to do away with unnecessary regulations, including the EPA's Waters of the U.S. rule.

December 7, 2016

 

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt (State of Oklahoma)

Trump Names Oklahoma Attorney General To Lead EPA

Trump will nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to be the next Environmental Protection Agency administrator.

October 10, 2016

 

East Chicago's West Calumet Housing Complex is inside a federally designated clean-up site.

Lawsuit Asks Chem. Companies To Compensate East Chicago Residents

A new lawsuit is the first to single out DuPont and Atlantic Richfield, two chemical companies that have taken on legally responsibility for the hazards.

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