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November 29, 2017

 

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, along 15 miles of Lake Michigan.

Agency Says US, Canada Fall Short On Protecting Great Lakes

The U.S. and Canada have a long way to go toward ridding the Great Lakes of pollution that endangers human health and the environment, an advisory agency says.

July 31, 2017

 

A rusted water faucet.

When It Comes To Drinking Water, Legal May Not Equal Safe

A new report from the Environmental Working Group examined test results from 50,000 public water systems in the U.S.

June 2, 2017

 

President Trump announced Thursday afternoon that the United States would withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement.

How Paris Climate Agreement Impacts Indiana Business, Environment

An expert weighs in on how President Trump's decision to leave the Paris Climate Agreement could play out in Indiana.

October 17, 2016

 

Six states are asking the EPA to add Indiana and eight other Midwestern and Southeastern states to the Ozone Transport Region.

Lawsuit Could Force Indiana To Reduce Power Plant Emissions

A lawsuit could add Indiana to the Ozone Transport Region, a group of 11 states required by the EPA to reduce smog-causing pollutants.

September 19, 2016

 

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, along 15 miles of Lake Michigan.

BP Dumps More Pollutants Than Allowed Into Lake Michigan

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management could fine BP up to $25,000 for each violation.

August 26, 2016

 

 Southeastern Indiana’s Clark County had some of the highest levels of air pollution for both ozone and particulate matter in the state.

New Study: Pollution Causes 189 Excess Deaths Per Year

Indianapolis saw the highest incidence of excess mortality, with 86 excess deaths, even though it doesn’t have the poorest relative air quality in the state.

March 24, 2016

 

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Pence Vetoes ‘No More Stringent Than’ Bill

Bill author Rep. David Wolkins has been working to pass versions of this legislation for four years.

November 18, 2015

 

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is investigating what pollutants exist in a south-central Indiana waterway.

IDEM Set To Measure Pollutants In Salt Creek Watershed

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is investigating what pollutants exist in a south-central Indiana waterway.

October 14, 2015

 

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Grant Will Help Hoosiers Replace Outdoor Wood Boilers

The Hoosier Environmental Council has long been concerned about the effect of the roughly 8,000 outdoor wood boilers across the state.

June 3, 2015

 

Howard County Courthouse

Kokomo Receives More Funds To Check Sites For Pollution

The City of Kokomo will receive $500,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency to study what are known as “brownfields.”

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