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May 25, 2018


Questions About Ozone Advisories? We’ve Got The Answers

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management issued Air Quality Action Days for Thursday and Friday this week because of high ground-level ozone.

May 25, 2018


Customers Paying For Damages From Duke Energy Lawsuit

For months, Duke Energy customers have been paying for damages resulting from a company lawsuit. On Monday the state Court of Appeals ruled that Duke can keep collecting the money from ratepayers.

May 25, 2018


Deer Ticks Found In New Areas Of The State

Deer ticks, which can carry Lyme disease, have historically lived to the east and south of Indiana and in the northern part of the state near Chicago.

May 24, 2018


Warning Of High Levels Of Ground-Level Ozone Extended Through Friday

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management predicts high levels of ozone for most of the state through Friday.

May 23, 2018


Proposed CAFO Wins Case Against Indiana Summer Camp

A concentrated animal feeding operation — or CAFO — has won a legal battle against a religious summer camp in Rush County.

May 23, 2018


EPA To Update NW Indiana Residents On Lead, Arsenic Cleanup

The agency will update residents on residential soil sampling and cleanup work in areas of Hammond and Whiting.

May 22, 2018


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Water Safe To Drink Despite Superfund, Says Town Of Spencer

The Environmental Protection Agency recently declared a Superfund site in Spencer because of contaminated groundwater. But town officials say the water is safe to drink.

May 22, 2018


Hoosiers Urged To Comment On U.S. Steel Settlement

One spill in April 2017 resulted in almost 300 pounds of hexavalent chromium dumped into the Burns Waterway, which feeds into Lake Michigan.

May 21, 2018


Fast-Growing Invasive Vine Found In Indiana

Experts found the mile-a-minute vine in Monroe County. It’s dead now, but they say it likely won’t be the last we see of the plant.

May 21, 2018


Nonprofit Gets Grant To Build Portage Around Kokomo Dam

The path will allow paddlers to pull their canoes or kayaks out of the river so they can avoid a low-head dam in Kokomo

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