WLFI: First public glimpse of Wabash River futurePosted Nov 20, 2015
TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (WLFI) – The first glimpse of the future for the Wabash River corridor between the Harrison and Sagamore Parkway bridges was unveiled Wednesday evening.
One of the biggest pieces is the old municipal golf course. After collecting public input from various stakeholders, hired consultants believe it should be returned to natural floodplain, wetlands and native forests with a looping trail system and perhaps a disc golf course.
Greene County Daily World: Jasonville moves forward with two-phase water projectPosted Nov 13, 2015
JASONVILLE -- Due to mandates from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM), water rates in the City of Jasonville will likely be slightly increasing.
At Monday night's city council meeting, the council approved an introduction and first reading of an ordinance dealing with the city's water rates.
"Our well filter has been determined to be under the influence of surface water," explained Utilities Superintendent Troy Fougerousse. "We've been mandated from IDEM to find a new... Read More »
The Michigan City News-Dispatch: Senate blocks legislation to undercut EPA clean water rulesPosted Nov 06, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have blocked a Senate bill that would have forced the Obama administration to withdraw new federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands from development and pollution.
Supporters of the legislation — and opponents of the rules — did not get the 60 votes needed Tuesday to stop debate and consider the bill. The vote was 57-41, meaning Democrats have blocked the bill, for now.
Most Democrats argue that the Obama administration... Read More »
WLFI: Wabash River master planners seeking public inputPosted Oct 16, 2015
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — The Wabash River Enhancement Corporation wants the public’s input on how to enhance green space along the river’s banks.
Officials from Lafayette, West Lafayette and Tippecanoe County are beginning to finalize plans for the Urban River Corridor Masterplan. One main focus of the project is how to utilize the former Lafayette City Golf Course next to McAllister Park.
WREC executive director Stanton Lambert said when the plans were first drawn up... Read More »
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