A bill that would have restricted IDEM from creating environmental regulations stricter than the EPA's died in a Senate committee yesterday.
A bill proposed by Warsaw Republican David Wolkins wants to make sure Indiana doesn't pass environmental regulations stricter than the EPA's.
'The No More Stringent Bill' is intended to minimize regulatory and environmental barriers to economic development in the state.
Nearby residents have expressed concerns that the hog farm could contaminate their well water, but state officials say they do not expect any issues.
Bloomington citizens had voiced concerns over garbage processing in a residential area.
Some property owners say Interstate 69 construction has damaged their springs and the water is no longer drinkable.
Disaster preparedness guide adds to what child care providers already have in place.
Plans to build a trash transfer facility in Bloomington have hit a snag and those behind it now want more time to work out issues in the plan.
Residents say they worry the 4,400-head hog farm will overuse water resources and cause a decline in property values.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management was letting ethanol plants in the state release more than two times EPA-allowed emissions.