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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

May 19, 2018

 

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Indiana Farmers Work Around The Clock to Get Crops In The Ground

Johnson County Farmer John Canary has worked the last two weeks straight to get his crops planted.

May 18, 2018

 

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Logging In State Forests Continues To Raise Ire Of Some Environmental Groups

Members of The Indiana Forest Alliance, state legislators and representatives from the Department of Natural Resources went on a hike to see the impact of logging in state forests.

May 18, 2018

 

Alcoa On Track To Restart SW Indiana Smelter This Summer

Alcoa Corp. has finished hiring workers ahead of the planned summer restart of its aluminum smelting operations in southwestern Indiana.

May 17, 2018

 

IDEM Wants To Move Away From Printed Air Polluter Notices

The agency says it costs about $17,000 a year to print drafts of air permits in local papers.

May 17, 2018

 

Deadly Fungal Disease Found In Snakes In Monroe, Brown Co.

The fungal disease poses no threat to humans, but can cause facial swelling, disfigurement, skin and scale lesions, internal lesions and death in snakes.

May 16, 2018

 

Spencer Groundwater Chemical Plume Added To EPA’s Superfund Priority List

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has added a groundwater chemical plume that's threatening a central Indiana city's water supply to its highest priority cleanup list for hazardous waste sites.

May 15, 2018

 

Bobcat Hunting Season, Nuisance Animal Proposals Turned Away

Indiana's DNR commissioner withdrew the proposals during a meeting Tuesday.

May 15, 2018

 

Red Wolf On The Brink Of Extinction

The red wolf, once native to southern Indiana, could become extinct as soon as 2026.

May 14, 2018

 

Indiana Considers 2 Hunting, Trapping Proposals

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is considering two proposals this week regarding bobcats, raccoons, opossums and coyotes that have been met with fierce opposition.

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