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  • Indiana groups celebrate victory for waterways near Bear Run Coal Mine
    September 25 2013
    INDIANAPOLIS – The State of Indiana has failed to comply…
  • Victory! Indiana Adopts New Water Quality Standards
    April 16 2012
    Victory! Thanks in part to advocacy from Hoosiers, Indiana just…
  • Bear Run Mine Could Be Putting Hoosiers At Risk
    January 12 2012
    Act: Tell IDEM to Properly Watchdog the Bear Run Coal Mine …
  • The Blue River Project
    December 29 2011
    The Blue River of southern Indiana rumbles and tumbles swiftly…
  • West Fork of the White River - A River Under Seige
    December 29 2011
    Act: Ask the Indiana Department of Environmental Management for…
  • Coal Plant Pollution in Turtle Creek Reservoir
    October 7 2011
    Joe Trotter says that these days, the fishing is dead…

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NW Times: Indiana American water rates to rise 11 percent
Posted Jan 28, 2015

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission has approved a settlement agreement that will allow Indiana American Water to raise rates for Northwest Indiana residential customers by 11.5 percent. Indiana American Water filed a request for a rate hike in January 2014 and later arrived at a settlement agreement with the Indiana Office of the Utility Consumer Counselor and several other parties. Indiana American Water had originally sought a 17.2 percent rate increase. “We appreciate the... Read More »
AgriNews: Indiana leads way in soil health management, conservation
Posted Jan 05, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS — One million acres of cover crops were planted in Indiana in 2014 — a sign that many farmers are taking conservation practices seriously. Indiana serves as a leader in soil health management, according to conservation experts who gave a presentation at the annual Certified Crop Adviser program. Cover crops are used to build organic matter, reduce nutrient runoff, decrease erosion and more. Successfully maintaining healthy soils all comes down to... Read More »
Indiana Public Media: Business, Political Groups Rally For Unified Water Policy
Posted Dec 23, 2014

Environmental and business groups are sounding the alarm on the need for comprehensive water policies in Indiana. The Indiana Chamber of Commerce recently released a report detailing the critical need for a state-driven water plan to identify resources and develop ways to deliver water to underserved areas. Hoosier Environmental Council Executive Director Jesse Kharbanda says there are plenty of ways to help serve future water needs. “It could be through efficiencies in the system... Read More »

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