Officials in Indiana are trying to prevent a water crisis as both supply and infrastructure are inadequate for future needs.
Bloomington City Council chose Wednesday night not to increase water and sewer rates but instead increase a number of single charge fees.
The NAACP hopes to replicate the program on a national scale.
The Calumet neighborhood in East Chicago is part of a federal toxic waste cleanup site contaminated with lead and arsenic.
Fewer than half of Indiana’s public school districts are participating in a free lead testing program, according to the Indiana Finance Authority.
Plans include removing contaminated soil from areas accessible to the public.
Coming into contact with the blue-green algae may cause adverse health effects.
Indiana American Water has a warning for Hoosiers this Fourth of July as they set off – and clean up – their pyrotechnic displays.
If approved, the ordinance would keep other providers from serving in the areas, making Nashville the sole provider.
Communities across Indiana and the country work with the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce the amount of sewage that enters rivers.