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April 23, 2018


EPA Leader Backs Cleanup After Unannounced Indiana Stop

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt authorized $1.7 million for soil removal at more than 25 homes.

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.

April 3, 2018


Gov’t, US Steel Reach Consent Decree Over Chemical Spill

U.S. Steel promises to take steps to improve its wastewater processing monitoring system to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act and Indiana law.

March 12, 2018


Demolition Of Contaminated East Chicago Complex To Begin

The complex was built on the site of a former lead smelter.

March 8, 2018


EPA Plan Seeks Cuts In Pollution That Causes Lake Erie Algae

As Great Lakes advocates lobby Congress this week, a new report details how the federal government and states plan to fight algae blooms in Lake Erie.

February 13, 2018


Trump Budget Again Targets Regional Water Cleanup Programs

Trump's proposed 2019 budget for the Environmental Protection Agency released Monday would cut Great Lakes restoration funding by 90 percent.

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.

December 11, 2017


East Chicago Superfund Site On List For Accelerated Cleanup

Lead-contaminated neighborhoods in a northwestern Indiana city have been placed on a national priority list for accelerated cleanup work.

December 8, 2017


Indiana City Officials Mull Suing U.S. Steel Over Chemical Spills

A spill in October came after the steelmaker dumped more than 300 pounds of the chemical into the waterway in April.

December 4, 2017


EPA Plans $22M Cleanup Of Former DuPont Site In East Chicago

Cleanup of the 440-acre East Chicago site will focus on removing tainted material from a solid waste landfill and other property, and treating ground water.

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