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December 20, 2013


PCB Exposure Can Bring Higher Risk Of Cancer

Research has linked a toxic chemical used in a Bloomington electric plant to cancer.

December 19, 2013


How Toxic PCBs Are Contaminating Bloomington’s Groundwater

Westinghouse dumped more than a million pounds of PCB-laden waste in and around Monroe County.

December 18, 2013


35 Years After Ban, Toxic PCBs Still Trouble Bloomington

Westinghouse used the industrial chemicals known as PCBs to manufacture capacitors and other electrical devices.

August 12, 2008


Did Receding Flood Waters Leave PCBs Behind?

Tests show a toxic chemical leaked from a Terre Haute company during summer flooding has not shown up in nearby drinking water wells, but Vigo County residents aren't in the clear yet.

September 4, 2017


EPA Proposing Groundwater Cleanup For Site In Terre Haute

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

June 15, 2017


Environmental Cleanup At Bedford GM Shifts To Plant Site

Cleanup of the area around the plant has been going on for more than a decade. The focus now is on the actual plant site.

June 17, 2016


$10 Million Kokomo Solar Farm Plan Moves Forward

The 21,000 panel solar farm will go on a portion of a former Continental Steel plant.

November 18, 2015


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.

January 29, 2015


Microbeads Ban Clears House Committee

Microbeads are found in a wide variety of beauty and personal products, and researchers say they're showing up in the water system.

December 20, 2013


Video: Watch “Indiana Newsdesk” December 20, 2013

Congress banned PCBs nearly 40 years ago, but the damage they did can't be undone... and more high school athletes are being identified with concussions.

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