On Air with IER: Episode 94

On a new and improved On Air with IER: Tell City residents say a former General Electric plant is a risk to human health and property values; a proposed natural gas pipeline could impact plants and wildlife in southern Indiana; and South Bend renegotiates a deal to save hundreds of millions of dollars and protect water quality.
September 20, 2021


Welcome to Episode 94 of the (new and improved) IER Podcast!


Tell City families sue General Electric over contamination from former plant

By Enrique Saenz

Families living near a former General Electric factory in Tell City have filed a lawsuit against the company claiming lower property values and a risk to human health because of contaminants released from the plant into the environment.

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Opposition grows to proposed natural gas pipeline

By Enrique Saenz

Environmental and consumer advocacy organizations have come out against a proposed natural gas pipeline project that would link potential gas-fired electric units to a natural gas network.

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News In Brief

A roundup of recent climate and environmental related headlines from around the world.

EPA finds bee-killing pesticides harm most endangered species
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EPA appoints two Hoosiers to local government committee
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South Bend, DOJ to Seek Public Comment on Amended E. coli Treatment Agreement

By Enrique Saenz

The U.S. Department of Justice will soon seek public comments on an amendment to a 2012 agreement that would revise how the city of South Bend treats its water for E. coli bacteria.

Read the full story here.