WLFI: Help Indiana monitor water quality through Hoosier RiverwatchPosted May 06, 2015
TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — A statewide program is teaching volunteers to monitor the water quality in streams throughout Indiana. Hoosier Riverwatch is a hands-on workshop open to the community.
Kristen Clason from the Wabash River Enhancement Corporation made a visit on News 18 at Noon to explain Hoosier Riverwatch, she said is a workshop aimed to engage volunteers throughout the entire state of Indiana.
Clason said it’s important to know the quality of water we live... Read More »
Journal Gazette: Senators pressing EPA on water regsPosted May 01, 2015
Several U.S. senators, including Indiana Democrat Joe Donnelly, are demanding that the Environmental Protection Agency rework its proposal for regulating the nation’s water.
Insisting that the Waters of the United States rule would overburden food producers, the bipartisan group of senators has introduced legislation that would exempt farm ponds, roadside ditches and other non-navigable and non-wetland waters from the EPA permit process.
“No one wants cleaner water or better land... Read More »
NUVO: Indiana could prevent a drinking water disaster, but... Posted Apr 01, 2015
A West Virginia chemical spill that contaminated the drinking-water source for 300,000 people last year is serving as a cautionary tale in Indiana.
Supporters of Senate Bill 312 say it would help prevent a similar environmental disaster in Indiana by protecting drinking-water sources.
Indra Frank, health project director for the Hoosier Environmental Council, explains the legislation would require owners of above-ground storage tanks to report the location and size of... Read More »
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