EPA Region 5 Refutes Internal Watchdog Report Finding Possible Major Issues in EPA Region 5 Record Keeping
EPA’s Region 5 refutes an OIG report that found “lack of effective internal controls” in record keeping that could affect litigation and information requests.
Indianapolis Power & Light Co. Settles Lawsuit Alleging Clean Air Act Violations at Petersburg Plant
IPL agrees to pay $1.5 million to settle claims the company failed to take measures to reduce emissions for sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, particulate matter and sulfuric acid mist.
Hawaii officials will leave undetonated World War II ordnance found near the Molokini Shoal in place until a non-explosive removal option is found.
Gov. Eric Holcomb appointed four new members to a board that approves grants for waste reduction and recycling programs in Indiana.
Michigan will pay $600 million to settle a lawsuit brought by thousands of Flint residents supplied with lead-tainted drinking water.
A La Porte man pleaded guilty to distributing unregistered pesticides from China to apartment tenants.
The EPA will hold a virtual public meeting about a plan to clean up contaminated soil at a former manufacturing shop on Indianapolis' Near East Side.
IDEM inspectors found “unsatisfactory” effluent sample collection and handling methods at ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor steel mill and Merrillville lab testing the samples.
EPA administrator said rules were “ineffective,” while critics argue the move jeopardizes public health.
A group of former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrators is calling for a “reset” of the agency’s course after the 2020 presidential election.
A federal court overturned a Trump administration rollback of a law protecting migratory birds and their habitats.
New environmental research has found that fertilizer and pesticide applications have replaced fossil fuels as the largest human source of sulfur in the environment.
Letter signed by more than 70 student and West Lafayette community groups asks Purdue President Mitch Daniels to begin conversation on guiding the university towards carbon neutrality goal.
The Great American Outdoors Act establishes a fund for maintenance and provides permanent funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
Residents have 30-days to give opinions on the remediation plan for the Pike and Mulberry Streets Superfund Site
Government watchdog recommends creation of federal program to help Americans migrate from climate change-stricken areas
The GAO said the federal government should create a pilot program to help communities that will need to relocate because of climate change effects.
The EPA awarded Purdue University nearly $800,000 to research a computer model that helps determine chemical neurotoxicity.
Decision gives companies an extra year to continue storing coal ash in ponds, but loopholes could postpone pond closures until 2028.
Analysis of IU Hoosier Life Survey responses finds more Hoosiers of color believe climate change is happening and presents a risk than white Hoosiers.
Recent changes to one of the nation’s central environmental laws is predicted to negatively affect minorities.