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  • Take Action to Restore the Clean Water Act
    July 2 2014
    Which waters are most worth protecting? The answer is fundamental…
  • 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…

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The Courier-Journal: Floyds Knobs Water can raise rates nearly 30%
Posted Dec 04, 2014

The Floyds Knobs Water Company has received approval from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to raise water rates by nearly 30 percent effective January 1. According to a November 25 order, the utility will be allowed to increase rates while being authorized to borrow up to $4.7 million through the Indiana State Revolving Fund loan program. In its order, the IURC states that the water company is “authorized to increase its rates and charges by $310,282 or 28.77 percent so as to... Read More » Area counties receive Clean Water Indiana grants
Posted Nov 21, 2014

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Indiana Department of Agriculture and State Soil Conservation Board has awarded more than $1 million in Clean Water Indiana grants to 35 counties, or Soil and Water Conservation Districts. In northeast Indiana: DeKalb, Steuben, Jay, Blackford, Kosciusko, and Wabash counties were awarded $75,000 grants each. The goals of the grants are to seek ways to protect drinking water, improve water quality, and assist Hoosiers in gaining knowledge and awareness about... Read More »
Inside Indiana Business: Pence Calls For EPA to Drop Water Proposal
Posted Nov 17, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (November 14, 2014) - Governor Mike Pence and Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann today sent a letter to both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urging them to withdraw the proposed rule that redefines "waters of the United States" protected under the Clean Water Act. In October, Governor Pence joined eleven other governors in issuing a statement that voiced opposition to this proposal. "This proposed rule creates unnecessary... Read More »

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