Even though the weather is keeping some anglers away, the White River is actually seeing less pollution because of the lack of rain.
The new measures will affect how plants, that want to release pollutants into water, are regulated.
IDEM Commissioner Tom Easterly spoke at length about a report on 25 years of progress in Indiana environmental conditions.
Warm weather and high nutrient levels are raising concerns about growing blue-green algae populations in Indiana's waterways.
The hot, stagnant weather is leading to an increase in potentially harmful blue-green algae at many Indiana reservoirs and lakes
Indiana has been identified as one of the ten worst states for carbon dioxide pollution.