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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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TheStateHouseFile: Gregg details plan for Indiana’s roads, water and other intrastructure
Posted Jul 13, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS — With hopes of becoming the next governor of Indiana, Democratic candidate for governor John Gregg presented a detailed plan to invest $3.2 billion in Indiana’s infrastructure over the next 10 years, without raising taxes. The plan works to address the short and long-term needs of the state’s infrastructure network. Current state dollars would be re-purposed to make new investments in the state’s roads, airports and railroads that will generate an... Read More »
IN Public Media: Bloomington Water Rates Expected To Increase In 2017
Posted Jul 13, 2016

The Bloomington City Council approved a water rate increase of 22 percent Tuesday night. The increase will likely go into effect in late 2017, if the Indiana Utility Regulation Commission, or IURC, approves. City of Bloomington Utilities Director Vic Kelson says they plan to submit their proposal to the IURC “While it feels like a big step, if you look at that big step over the fact that we haven’t raised them at all in the past 5 or 6 years, its really not as large an... Read More »
Indiana Public Media: Bloomington Water Contaminants Rise, Remain Within EPA Limit
Posted Jun 14, 2016

Measures taken to contain Disinfectant By-Products, or DBPs, in the Bloomington water supply appear to be successful, though DBPs rose in May. DBPs are more likely to occur in warm temperatures, and officials are not surprised by the increase. Still, officials say in a statement the numbers “are far more favorable than those from March,” due to a number of changes to the treatment process. “Moving the introduction of chlorine to a point later in the treatment... Read More »

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