The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is investigating what pollutants exist in a south-central Indiana waterway.
The Hoosier Environmental Council has long been concerned about the effect of the roughly 8,000 outdoor wood boilers across the state.
The City of Kokomo will receive $500,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency to study what are known as “brownfields.”
The annual cleanup event will take place on the river banks.
Microbeads are found in a wide variety of beauty and personal products, and researchers say they're showing up in the water system.
A report shows that in 2012, Indiana was worst in the nation for amount of pollution dumped into waterways.
The ruling would require 28 states including Indiana to reduce their emissions that impact other states.
Indiana and 13 other states are suing the EPA over pollutions standards it set, and the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case yesterday.
A settlement has been signed that will cut emissions from the highly-polluting tar sands oil project in Northwest Indiana.
Indiana ranks particularly high in chromium and nickel. Energy companies say they are taking steps to decrease their emissions.