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August 17, 2018

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Engineers Seek ‘Dark Sky’ Designation For Hoosier National Forest

There are only a handful of locations east of the Mississippi that qualify for Dark Sky Designation. Sections of the Hoosier National Forest might just qualify as one of those places.

August 14, 2018

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OUCC: State Should Deny Vectren New Gas Plant

A consumer advocate group is urging the state to deny Vectren’s proposal to build a $780 million natural gas plant. The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor says Vectren needs to explore all its options.

August 14, 2018

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Deadline For Indiana State Park Deer Hunts Is Aug. 20

The application deadline is drawing near for hunters to participate in deer reduction hunts at 19 state properties in November.

August 14, 2018

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Plan Commission Sends East Side Development To City Council Without Recommendation

Two proposed developments, one on Bloomington's far east side and one on the north side, could add more than 1,400 new bedrooms to city housing stock.

August 13, 2018

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Climate, Water Resources Subjects Of First Water Summit

The two-day event brought experts together to take a closer look at how Indiana can protect its water resources.

August 10, 2018

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Some East Chicago Homes Not Getting All Lead Pipes Replaced

East Chicago residents found out at a public meeting Thursday night some lead lines are only getting partially replaced leaving those residents still at risk. 

August 9, 2018

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There Are Five Times As Many Clean Energy Jobs In Indiana As In Fossil Fuels

Among Midwest states, Indiana has the second highest percentage of clean energy jobs in its workforce (2.7 percent) and ranks second in wind energy employment.

August 8, 2018

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State One Step Closer To Cutting Air Pollution Notices Out Of Newspapers

The state is moving forward with plans to stop posting air pollution notices in newspapers, despite opposition. The notices let people know if someone has applied for a permit to put contamination into the air.

August 8, 2018

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Corporation Acquires Indiana Paper Straw Company After ‘Unprecedented’ Growth

Aardvark Straws is located in Fort Wayne and claims to be the sole U.S. producer of paper straws.

August 8, 2018

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Ivy Tech Welcomes Donnelly, Students to Precision Agriculture Center of Excellence

It will be one of just five schools in the country—and the first in Indiana—to offer certificates and degrees focusing on precision agricultural.

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