WBIW: Chamber of Commerce Looking at Indiana's Water ResourcesPosted Jul 22, 2014
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is taking a cold, hard look at water resources across the state.
Chamber Spokesman Tom Schuman says much Central and Southern Indiana don't have strong enough resources to meet future growth needs.
Schuman says commercial and residential demands for water are continuing to increase and not all areas have adequate supply. He says it's an economic development and jobs issue.
The Courier-Journal: Census union concerned about water contaminationPosted Jul 10, 2014
The union that represents hundreds of workers at the U.S. Census Bureau's National Processing Center in Jeffersonville, Ind., said it is concerned about long-term health risks after employees were exposed to a dry-cleaning chemical that may cause cancer in drinking water.
"Nothing is being done to address ongoing employee exposure concerns," said Victoria Martin, president of American Federation of Government Employees Local 1438. Martin issued a statement Wednesday after the... Read More »
Post-Tribune: Lake contamination fouls the waterPosted Jul 02, 2014
A new water quality report for beaches across the country encourages swimmers in Northwest Indiana to check the safety of the water before diving in, including at two in East Chicago that are now labeled as among the habitually worst in the United States.
However, the Indiana Department of Environmental Management hopes to announce later this summer a solution that will greatly improve the water quality at those two Lake Michigan beaches, Jeorse Park Beach I and II in East Chicago.
According... Read More »
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