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April 14, 2017


EPA: No Significant Chemical Discharge From US Steel Spill

The EPA sampling results showed no significant trace of the chemical in the lake or Burns Waterway after the Tuesday spill at U.S. Steel's Portage plant.

April 3, 2017


EPA Answers Questions From East Chicago Residents On Remediation

Many asked about the remediation process, but some expressed concerns over the EPA's commitment to residents in the lead-contaminated Superfund.

March 20, 2017


Governor: Funding Sought For East Chicago Water Filters

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb says the state is working on finding funding for water filters in East Chicago homes dealing with lead contamination.

March 2, 2017


Lawyers Request EPA Intervention For Lead In East Chicago Water

The same group who requested federal assistance for Flint, Michigan, is now stepping in for East Chicago, Indiana.

March 1, 2017


Ind. Groups React To Trump’s Executive Order On Clean Water Rule

Waters of the U.S. dictates which waterways are subject to federal clean water regulations.

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.

February 9, 2017


East Chicago Officials Look For Guidance Over Contaminated Water

In addition to aid for a lead contaminated neighborhood, East Chicago city officials seek guidance from the state to address lead found in drinking water.

February 8, 2017


More Aid For East Chicago Clears Committee In Legislature

Lawmakers in the House environmental affairs committee unanimously approved the bill.

February 6, 2017


EPA Officials: East Chicago Residents Should Filter Water

Officials say it's possible up to 90 percent of homes in East Chicago have lead water lines.

January 27, 2017


East Chicago Officials Uncertain About Future Lead Cleanup

The city attorney says nothing is certain at this point, and the city is still waiting on a response from the EPA.

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