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October 13, 2015


U.S. Court Of Appeals Stays New EPA Clean Water Rule

The nationwide halt comes after Indiana and 17 other states filed a legal challenge against the new rule.

May 11, 2015


Plan To Renovate Historic Dunes Pavilion Sparks Concern

Statewide environmental organizations have spoken out against the plans, but DNR officials say they're conservation-minded and are open to feedback.

May 6, 2014


Environmentalists Call For More Coal Ash Pond Regulations

A report from the Hoosier Environmental Council identifies spills and contamination caused by coal ash ponds in the state.

September 27, 2013


Should Indiana Spend More On Alternative Transportation?

The state is reviewing its options for keeping the Amtrak line from Chicago to Indianapolis running after federal funding runs out October 1.

September 27, 2013


Environmentalists Pitch Climate Change Fixes To Businesses

The Hoosier Environmental Council is trying to convince conservative business owners that implementing climate change solutions is good for business.

September 18, 2013


Senator Coats Blames EPA For Power Plant Shutdown

American Electric Power announced this week it will fully shutdown its Tanners Creek coal-fueled facility in Lawrenceburg by 2015.

July 31, 2013


Group Opposes Proposed Coal Mine Near Patoka Wildlife Refuge

An Evansville-based coal company plans to create a new surface mine in southwestern Indiana near the Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge.

May 29, 2013


Governor Asks President To Reject EPA CO2 Emission Standards

The governor says the new standards would damage the state’s energy future.

November 19, 2012


INDOT: I-69 Exceeds Federal Mitigation Standards

Around 300 acres of forests and wetlands were destroyed during I-69 construction but INDOT says it will replenish land on a 3:1 ratio.

October 17, 2012


Indiana Hog Farmer Fined For Water Contamination

An environmental group says the fines are not harsh enough, but IIDEM says its penalties for water quality contamination are stricter than federal regulations.

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