Indiana has been identified as one of the ten worst states for carbon dioxide pollution.
Indiana is in the top five among states for the highest levels of mercury pollution.
A national survey reveals Indiana ranks 38th when it comes to the health of its population.
Officials with Columbus-based Cummins say they favor new fuel efficiency standards being proposed by the Obama Administration.
The $1.8 million given to local communities will go toward projects that will make getting to school safer, and could lead to reduced obesity rates.