Indiana University will use part of a nearly $6 million federal grant to monitor a chemical that polluted groundwater at military bases, including Grissom Air Reserve Base near Kokomo. The Environmental Protection Agency is making research on PFAS a priority.
The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed getting rid of the limits for how much coal ash can be used as fill at construction sites. A resident from the northwest Indiana town of Pines will speak against the proposal at a public hearing on Wednesday.
As coal plants shut down in Indiana, the state gets less money from the air permit fees that companies pay to put pollution in the air. That means fewer dollars are going to the people and equipment needed to run the state’s air permitting program.
The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing even more changes to rules regarding coal ash. This week the agency announced plans to get rid of the limit for how much coal ash utilities can dump on land for certain uses.
The Environmental Protection Agency may be misleading potential homebuyers about contamination in Franklin. That’s according to an alert issued Thursday by the EPA's internal watchdog, the Office of Inspector General.
The Environmental Protection Agency is taking steps to improve communication with Franklin residents. People living in Franklin believe that toxic chemicals coming from the old Amphenol industrial site may be causing child cancers in the area.