Disposable takeaway bowls found to pollute environment with PFAS chemicals
The disposable plant-based bowls used by many fast-casual restaurants have been found to contain toxic PFAS chemicals.
IDEM Investigating Chemical Spill Near Indiana Dunes National Park
Indiana beach fronts face erosion
Indiana’s beaches along Lake Michigan have faced dramatic erosion in the last decade thanks to rising water levels.
IDEM advisory warns against adverse health effects from algae in Indiana lakes
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management has released a recreational advisory after high levels of toxic blue-green algae were discovered in Indiana lakes.
Fatal disease threatens Indiana deer population
A virus known as epizootic hemorrhagic disease, or EHD, may result in significant local losses to deer populations.
Pacific Islands call for end of fossil fuels following ‘climate crisis’ declaration
The Pacific Islands have joined Canada, the United Kingdom and United States cities such as New York City in declaring a climate crisis.
European movement discourages air travel due to emissions concerns
A European movement known as “flight shaming” is encouraging travelers to take the train rather than to travel by air, citing concerns about the emissions put off by aviation.
California becomes first state to require notification of PFAS chemicals
On July 31, California became the first state to require that water suppliers notify consumers of the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals in the local water supply.