Little Calumet River

The state says ArcelorMittal failed to notify the public soon enough about problems that led to a cyanide and ammonia spill in a Lake Michigan tributary. That’s according to an investigative report by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. 

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is investigating the source of oil discharged from a sewer pipe into the White River in Indianapolis. A fisherman contacted officials after seeing the oil along the river’s banks. 

Since it became a national park, the number of visitors at Indiana Dunes has gone up dramatically. 

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.