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June 21, 2018

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Trump Repeals, Replaces Obama Order On Great Lakes, Ocean Protections

The new order references the importance of oil drilling as well as commercial fishing, shipping, and other industries.

June 20, 2018

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Regional Sewer District One Step Closer To Offering Service

Some residents are unhappy because board members said they had made a decision to spend $270,000 on an environmental study before hearing public comment.

June 19, 2018

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Sierra Club: Indiana 3rd In The Nation For Coal Retirements

According to data compiled by the Sierra Club, the state will retire more than 2,400 megawatts of coal by 2030

June 18, 2018

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Derailed Train Bursts Into Flames In Southwest Indiana

A freight train derailed and several train cars caught fire in Gibson County, forcing the mandatory evacuation of nearby homes and businesses.

June 18, 2018

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Climate Shifts Could Hurt Indiana Corn

A new study predicts the U.S. could lose nearly half of its corn by the end of the century due to climate. Indiana is the country’s fifth largest corn-producing state. 

June 18, 2018

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State Agencies, NSA Crane Advocating Alliance To Address Land Use

The alliance will consider recommendations from preserving the environment in neighboring counties to changing zoning laws to accommodate the military base and testing site.

June 14, 2018

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Monroe Co. Recycling Centers No Longer Accepting Plastic Bags

The Monroe County Solid Waste District is no longer accepting any type of plastic bags or shrink wrap. Bloomington sanitation services will still process clean plastic bags and films.

June 13, 2018

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Chinese Regulatory Changes Shift Recycling Trade In Indiana

Retaliatory Chinese tariffs have impacted trade of recycled material from Indiana and elsewhere. This problem could create an opportunity for Indiana – but at a cost.

June 13, 2018

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Evansville’s Mesker Park Zoo Adds Giant Anteater

The zoo says it's estimated there are fewer than 5,000 giant anteaters remaining in the wild.

June 12, 2018

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Judge Blocks WOTUS In Indiana, 10 Other States

Attorney General Curtis Hill approves of U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia's decision to block the Waters of the United States rule or WOTUS in Indiana and 10 other states.

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