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  • Restore the Clean Water Act: Take Action to Prevent Water Pollution, Reduce Flooding and Protect Habitat
    July 2 2014
    Which waters are most worth protecting? The answer is fundamental…
  • Indiana groups celebrate victory protecting local waterways and environment
    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…

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WBIW: Chamber of Commerce Looking at Indiana's Water Resources
Posted 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. Keep Reading
The Courier-Journal: Census union concerned about water contamination
Posted 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 water
Posted 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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