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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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WLFI: Help Indiana monitor water quality through Hoosier Riverwatch
Posted 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 regs
Posted 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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