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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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Associated Press: Eight inches of overnight rain floods part of Indiana
Posted Aug 22, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Heavy rains that dumped more than half a foot of rain overnight triggered widespread flooding Friday in some central and northern Indiana counties. State police temporarily closed a swamped section of Interstate 69 in both directions near Marion. By midmorning, the northbound lanes had been opened and the water was slowly receding, Indiana State Police Sgt.Ron Galaviz said. Southbound traffic was being diverted onto Indiana 218. No stranded motorists were... Read More »
Indiana Public Media: Why Business Leaders Say Indiana Needs A Water Plan
Posted Aug 15, 2014

Over the next few months, legislators and other policy makers are working to establish recommendations on how to create a statewide water management plan. The task stems from a report the Indiana Chamber of Commerce released last week, warning that new economic development could put a strain on the state’s existing water supply. Officials there say if action isn’t taken in the next 20 years, Indiana will face serious water challenges. The first meeting is part of a... Read More »
Muncie Free Press: Indiana farmers concerned about water supply, rising property taxes
Posted Aug 15, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (NEWS) -  Farmer's Day at the Indiana State Fair is the busiest day of the year for Don Villwock, president of the Indiana Farm Bureau. In the morning, there's a pancake breakfast for farmers where the talk was about a record crop production offered by Purdue University agriculturalists.  There also were concerns about Indiana water supply and increasing irrigation in northern Indiana where water from glacier made lakes and rivers is plentiful. And other grain... Read More »

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