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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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Daily Reporter: Identify these outdoor interlopers early
Posted Oct 09, 2015

According to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources there are eight invertebrates in Indiana that are considered to be invasive. These are channeled apple snail, Chinese mystery snail, fishhook water fleas, New Zealand mud snail, spiny water fleas, zebra mussels, asiatic clam and rusty crayfish. Except for the last two, if you find any of these the DNR would like to know where. So let’s cover some of these. The channeled apple snail is unusual, simply because unlike most other... Read More »
WBIW: Local Water Protection Efforts Awarded At White River Alliance Special Event
Posted Oct 02, 2015

(INDIANAPOLIS) - As the 2015 White River Festival concludes, the 5th Annual Watershed Stewardship Awards honor the important work being done throughout our 16-county watershed and reveal the exciting initiatives the White River Alliance has underway. The 2015 winners, announced Tuesday, September 29, at The Crane Bay in Indianapolis, represent the local water protection efforts happening throughout central Indiana. Conservation in local rivers and lakes honored at annual awards... Read More »
The Times of Northwest Indiana: Indiana joins states appealing EPA water rules
Posted Sep 23, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has joined counterparts in 10 other states in asking a federal appeals court to halt implementation of new water rules while the states try to overturn those regulations in court. Zoeller said Friday the request was filed after a federal court in Georgia declined to hear the state's challenge to the water rules. Zoeller says the Environmental Protections Agency overstepped Congress by enacting the rules last month that regulate farm... Read More »

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