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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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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 »
FOX 59: Water company says tainted Kokomo water 'perfectly safe to drink'
Posted Mar 25, 2015

KOKOMO, Ind. (Mar. 26, 2015) — The Environmental Protection Agency has fast-tracked the city of Kokomo onto a list of the most dangerous contaminated sites, but water company officials say the water remains safe. The EPA added a nearly 300-acre plume underneath the city of Kokomo onto its Superfund list of priority sites. The designation means more money to investigate the area, which contains groundwater contaminated by the chemical vinyl chloride. “It’s a product... Read More »
IU Bloomington: EPA funds Indiana University research on environmentally friendly golf courses
Posted Mar 23, 2015

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University students dug in the rough off the 16th green at a golf course, but they weren’t searching for a lost ball. They were searching for a solution to a problem that confronts golf courses and their neighbors around the world: how to limit the run-off of chemical-laden storm water. The students built a specially designed berm and plugged it with plantings that should reduce the pollution produced by the course. “Building berms is hard work but... Read More »

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