fish kill

Indiana National Dunes Beaches Closed After Fish Kill

Aug 16, 2019

Beaches, including ones in the state’s first national park, are closed this weekend after a large fish kill. Authorities say the kill is likely the result of a chemical spill.

IDEM: Overturned Truck Killed More Than 40,000 Fish

Jan 3, 2019

A trucking company has been cited for killing more than 40,000 fish, 46 crayfish, and a few salamanders. In June, a truck owned by MOB Carriers, Inc. overturned off of Interstate 70 near Richmond, spilling about 1,000 gallons of a cosmetic ingredient into Clear Creek. 

IDEM Looking Into Wabash River Fish Kill

Aug 21, 2015
Andrea Pokrzywinski / https://www.flickr.com/photos/andreagp/2741289470

The state is trying to figure out what’s killing fish in northeastern Indiana, near the source of the Wabash River.

Indiana Department of Environmental Management officials took samples from the river this week nad tests came back positive for a species of blue-green algae, which could be part of the problem.

Indiana Department of Environmental Management Spokesman Dan Goldblatt says they’ve confirmed there’s an algal bloom in the Wabash River.