A federal judge has denied East Chicago residents’ request to intervene in court proceedings concerning lead contamination in a public housing complex there.
Research has linked a toxic chemical used in a Bloomington electric plant to cancer.
Most of the tornado debris has been picked up and now rebuilding is starting in Southern Indiana.
Volunteers will meet at Am Vets building on Airport Road at noon to clean up after the tornado.
Cleanup has begun from Monday evening’s severe weather which left scores of trees uprooted and some people displaced from their homes because of the damage.