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Indiana House panel shoots down bill to tighten oversight of huge farms
Indiana is one of the largest states in pork, chicken and egg production with over 1,800 CFOs
Friday, February 15, 2019
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore now is America's newest national park
15,000-acre area that runs for 15 miles along Lake Michigan becomes nation's 61st and state's 1st with that designation
Friday, February 15, 2019
East Chicago mayor speaks and EPA listens: West Calumet to return as residential site
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Purdue research team develops process to convert plastic into fuel
Claims it can convert more than 90 percent of polyolefin waste into many different products, including pure polymers, naphtha, fuels or monomer
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Longtime legal battle over Miami County dams heading to Marion County
Owners of six deteriorating dams hope to avoid paying for expensive repairs
Saturday, February 9, 2019
COMMENTARY: Stink bugs will keep Hoosiers company for winters to come
Brown marmorateds latest in line of invasive species bugging Indiana
Friday, February 8, 2019
Indiana Invasives Initiative specialist added in Wayne County for 12 counties
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Plastic straw ban? Not quite, as West Lafayette pushes restaurants to cut back
City measure calls on restaurants to cut back on use of plastic straws and other utensils
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
BP broadening reporting on climate change strategy, but critics want to see the details
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Historic commission votes to allow removal of Leeper Park duck pond in South Bend
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Researchers: Cold snaps are likely new normal as climate change disrupts weather patterns
“I’ve been making that argument that winter is shortening, but you’re getting these more intensive periods in that shorter winter," climatolist says
Monday, February 4, 2019
South Bend startup looks to improve winter road treatment with sensors at intersections
Hoping to collect data that will help save the city money on de-icing and save lives by improving road treatment during the winter months
Sunday, February 3, 2019
'Eyes are on us;' State's first local invasive plant species board meets
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
This bill could revise a controversial Indiana solar power law
The adjustment would make more room for schools, businesses and churches seeking to add solar power, says director of Citizens Action Coalition
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Crawfordsville Main Street, city receive funds to aid tree inventory
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
IDEM approves permit for Newton County organic dairy
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Bipartisan CAFO reform proposed in Indiana House
“I think part of the problem is that with IDEM, their regulations now I don't think are strong enough or clear enough,” said Rep. Sue Errington (D-Muncie)
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
COMMENTARY: Awareness,a key to recycling efforts
Communities with public education outreach improve participation levels
Monday, January 28, 2019
Riverview Energy chief tells why Dale chosen for direct coal hydrogenation plant
It is expected to use 1.6 million tons of coal and produce 4.8 million barrels of clean diesel and 2.5 million barrels of Naphtha each year
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Delaware County adopts industrial-livestock farm regulations
The ordinance effectively bans manure lagoons
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Iconic 400-acre urban park planned at the foot of the Falls of the Ohio area
RHC officials say the new park site is 30 minutes of 1.2 million residents and will connect communities in the region with “a wild, historic and neglected section of the Ohio River”
Thursday, January 24, 2019
In wake of swan deaths, Hammond to release lead test results
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
As hunting licenses go unsold in Indiana, officials and advocates look for answers
The state's wildlife preservation programs rely on the sale of hunting licenses as a main source of funding
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Lydick Bog gains state protection; preserve status wards off development
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Duke Energy to close 'historic ash deposits' in Edwardsport
According to Indystar, Indiana leads the nation in coal ash ponds with around 85 pits, holding “enough (coal) ash to bury Lucas Oil Stadium under 800 feet of toxic ash.”
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
OPINION: Our forests protect our future
Eye on the pie
Monday, January 21, 2019
Michigan City hopes to open lakefront up to public when NIPSCO plant decommissioned
Could present an opportunity to restore public access to a stretch of lakefront that was once the state's top tourist attraction,
Sunday, January 20, 2019
'We are in trouble,' environmentalist says in Hanover College talk
Now is involved in trying to stop a Delaware company from building a coal-to-diesel refinery in Dale in southwestern Indiana
Saturday, January 19, 2019
East Chicago lawmaker wants state to pay off $3 million school loan from lead crisis
Friday, January 18, 2019
Tourism, conservation groups push for study on Lake Michigan beach erosion
Friday, January 18, 2019
Bloomington launches "Year of Food" initiative in 2019
"We will work with our partners at IU and in the community to strengthen the market for local growers and producers,” mayor says
Friday, January 18, 2019
Dozens of invasive plant species become illegal to sell in Indiana with new rule
State officials will be educating the 350 growers and 3,500 nursery dealers in Indiana, well as the public, about what plants will soon be illegal
Friday, January 18, 2019
Olympic Food Products in Kokomo has a buyer
Park 100 Foods in Tipton will take over
Thursday, July 22, 2004

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