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April 18, 2018


Report: Indiana Air Pollution Hurts Hoosier Health

A new national report outlines the impact of pollution in Indiana on public health and finds communities across the state register significant negative impacts.

January 26, 2018


Settlement Reached In East Chicago Pollution Lawsuit

The company has agreed to pay a $5 million fine and will spend $250,000 to clean up lead contamination in East Chicago.

November 29, 2017


Agency Says US, Canada Fall Short On Protecting Great Lakes

The U.S. and Canada have a long way to go toward ridding the Great Lakes of pollution that endangers human health and the environment, an advisory agency says.

July 31, 2017


When It Comes To Drinking Water, Legal May Not Equal Safe

A new report from the Environmental Working Group examined test results from 50,000 public water systems in the U.S.

June 2, 2017


How Paris Climate Agreement Impacts Indiana Business, Environment

An expert weighs in on how President Trump's decision to leave the Paris Climate Agreement could play out in Indiana.

October 17, 2016


Lawsuit Could Force Indiana To Reduce Power Plant Emissions

A lawsuit could add Indiana to the Ozone Transport Region, a group of 11 states required by the EPA to reduce smog-causing pollutants.

September 19, 2016


BP Dumps More Pollutants Than Allowed Into Lake Michigan

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management could fine BP up to $25,000 for each violation.

August 26, 2016


New Study: Pollution Causes 189 Excess Deaths Per Year

Indianapolis saw the highest incidence of excess mortality, with 86 excess deaths, even though it doesn’t have the poorest relative air quality in the state.

March 24, 2016


Pence Vetoes ‘No More Stringent Than’ Bill

Bill author Rep. David Wolkins has been working to pass versions of this legislation for four years.

November 18, 2015


IDEM Set To Measure Pollutants In Salt Creek Watershed

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is investigating what pollutants exist in a south-central Indiana waterway.

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