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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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NPR: IN Ag Conservation Practices Improve Water Quality, Aquatic Life In Gulf Of Mexico
Posted Jul 29, 2016

Voluntary conservation farming practices are measurably decreasing nutrient pollution in the Mississippi River Basin, and this good news: from the Midwest, all the way down the Mississippi River in the Gulf of Mexico. As Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Nick Janzen reports, the Indiana trend in conservation is reducing the pollution that creates harmful algae blooms and the gulf’s dead zone. Continue Reading & Listen to Podcast
WTHI-TV: 100+ Indiana communities charge storm water fee
Posted Jul 20, 2016

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – Storm water fees and utilities exist all over the state of Indiana.  That’s according to a document obtained by News 10.  It’s part of research presented to the city engineer’s office by the consultant helping the city with establishing a storm water fee. Terre Haute’s Sanitary District is faced with a federal mandate.  The EPA requires the city to stay on course with the utility’s Long Term Control Plan.  This... Read More »
IN Public Media: June Tests Show Bloomington Water Quality Status
Posted Jul 19, 2016

The City of Bloomington Utilities is reporting an increase in Disinfectant By-Product levels, but the numbers have not surpassed what is allowed. It is common for DBP levels to rise in the summer and during warm weather. The June 2016 levels are higher than May 2016, but the City of Bloomington says the numbers are lower than June 2015. Continue Reading to See Charts

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