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April 16, 2018


EPA Begins Cleanup Of Lead-Tainted Former Battery Store Site

A federal agency has begun removing lead- and arsenic-tainted soils from the former site of a battery retail store in Indianapolis.

December 14, 2017


EPA: East Chicago Cleanup To Cost 4 Times Original Estimate

The EPA says the estimated cost of cleaning up lead and arsenic in a northwestern Indiana city has ballooned to nearly four times initial estimates.

September 4, 2017


EPA Proposing Groundwater Cleanup For Site In Terre Haute

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

February 17, 2017


Holcomb On East Chicago Lead Problems: ‘We Have To Get This Right’

Gov. Eric Holcomb visited East Chicago, Indiana, a week after declaring an emergency in the city due to lead and arsenic contamination.

November 3, 2016


City Requests Millions For Contaminated Housing Complex Demolition

More than 1,000 residents are eligible for HUD relocation vouchers for new housing.

October 27, 2016


ISDH Opens New Blood Testing Site For East Chicago Residents

The ISDH says the extra location will offer affected residents blood lead testing, flu shots, birth certificates and childhood immunizations.

September 20, 2012


Exotic Plant Absorbs Arsenic From Ground

Sometime within the next year, researchers may have a way to get arsenic out of the ground, thanks to a subtropical fern.

December 6, 2010


IU Involved in New NASA Research on Arsenic Based Lifeform

Indiana University scientists are studying a new ecosystem, hoping to replicate results announced by NASA last week on the discovery of non-traditional life.

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