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October 11, 2017

 

Naomi Caseras, an eighth grader at East Chicago Urban Enterprise Academy, was one of the students whose samples were tested. Hers came back negative.

East Chicago School Children Take Lead Testing Into Own Hands

The NAACP hopes to replicate the program on a national scale.

October 9, 2017

 

The Calumet neighborhood in East Chicago is part of a federal toxic waste cleanup site contaminated with lead and arsenic.

NAACP To Help East Chicago Residents Test For Lead

The Calumet neighborhood in East Chicago is part of a federal toxic waste cleanup site contaminated with lead and arsenic.

September 26, 2017

 

Jim McGoff, environmental programs director for the Indiana Finance Authority, testifies before the interim environmental affairs legislative committee.

Most School Districts Not Participating In Lead Testing Program

Fewer than half of Indiana’s public school districts are participating in a free lead testing program, according to the Indiana Finance Authority.

September 4, 2017

 

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EPA Proposing Groundwater Cleanup For Site In Terre Haute

Plans include removing contaminated soil from areas accessible to the public.

July 24, 2017

 

dock in Brown County

DNR Issues Blue-Green Algae Advisory For Eight Lakes

Coming into contact with the blue-green algae may cause adverse health effects.

July 4, 2017

 

Fireworks

Fireworks Displays Can Threaten Public Drinking Water

Indiana American Water has a warning for Hoosiers this Fourth of July as they set off – and clean up – their pyrotechnic displays.

June 27, 2017

 

nashville

Nashville Looks To Expand Water Services Outside City Limits

If approved, the ordinance would keep other providers from serving in the areas, making Nashville the sole provider.

June 15, 2017

 

Mayor Tom Henry and members of the Fort Wayne city council at the ceremonial ground breaking.

Fort Wayne Breaks Ground On Giant Sewer Tunnel

Communities across Indiana and the country work with the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce the amount of sewage that enters rivers.

April 14, 2017

 

Dr. Wilker says tests of an underwater adhesive are showing themselves to be more than 10x stronger than the natural one it's modeled on.

Purdue Researchers Study Underwater Adhesive, Create Their Own

Purdue University officials are studying underwater creatures and modeling synthetic adhesives after naturally-occurring adhesives.

March 20, 2017

 

East Chicago

Governor: Funding Sought For East Chicago Water Filters

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb says the state is working on finding funding for water filters in East Chicago homes dealing with lead contamination.

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