Give Now

Posts tagged Epa

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.

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

 

epa

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.

« Previous PageNext Page »

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from Indiana Public Media News:

Support For Indiana Public Media Comes From

Search News

Stay Connected

RSS e-mail itunes Facebook Twitter Flickr YouTube

Follow us on Twitter

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from Indiana Public Media News:

Find Us on Facebook