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Posts tagged Indiana Department of Environmental Management

October 16, 2017

 

algae blooms

Indiana ‘Not Doing Much’ To Ease Lake Erie Nutrient Pollution

According to a new report, efforts to reduce nutrient pollution are proceeding at a "painfully slow" pace.

October 10, 2017

 

Heavy rain overwhelmed Kokomo's wastewater treatment plant and caused raw sewage to flow into the creek.

Fish Killed In Central Indiana Creek After Sewage Discharge

Officials say an overflow of sewage was the cause of a fish kill in a central Indiana creek.

September 17, 2017

 

City officials want to demolish West Calumet Housing Complex, which is contaminated with high levels of lead and arsenic, this spring. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)

HUD Awards $4 Million Grant For East Chicago Lead Cleanup

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is awarding East Chicago a $4 million grant to help with lead cleanup efforts.

September 10, 2017

 

IDEM Might Stop Printing Pollution Permit Requests

IDEM projects it could save an estimated $17,000 per year by eliminating advertising costs in local newspapers.

August 4, 2017

 

pruitt

EPA Cuts Will Damage Hoosier Health, Environment, Groups Say

A Congressional subcommittee recently approved an 8 percent cut to the agency.

May 16, 2017

 

pesticide

Heavy Rains Cause Chemical Runoff Worries For Water Companies

Experts say recent heavy rains have made it more likely that pesticides and other chemicals could flow from urban lawns into municipal sewer systems.

May 9, 2017

 

coal ash

Terre Haute Residents, Duke Energy Meet About Coal Ash Disposal

Duke Energy plans to remove an estimated 3.6 million tons of coal ash from two of the Wabash River Generating Station's ash ponds in Terre Haute.

June 14, 2016

 

CAFO off Route 25 in Tippecanoe County

Exemption Allows Steuben County CAFO To Continue Operations

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management requires operations with more than 300 cattle to get a permit.

February 12, 2016

 

faucet

Bloomington Meeting With State Today About DBPs In Water

DBPs are linked to health risks including cancer. According to Bloomington's mayor, DBPs levels are below the EPA’s standards, but are trending upwards.

July 30, 2013

 

spring

Landowners: I-69 Construction Ruining Water Supply

Some property owners say Interstate 69 construction has damaged their springs and the water is no longer drinkable.

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