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Health concerns at center of EC lead, arsenic cleanup

Health concerns at center of EC lead, arsenic cleanup

EAST CHICAGO | Removing the risk to human health caused by more than a century of lead and arsenic contamination in soil in one East Chicago neighborhood is the top priority of a $26 million settlement reached this week, officials said.

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IDEM chief: Obama climate change plan bad for Hoosiers

IDEM chief: Obama climate change plan bad for Hoosiers

HAMMOND | Indiana's top environmental official on Friday said the president's plan to reduce emissions from coal-fired power plants is bad for Hoosier residents and businesses.

April 25, 2014 2:30 pm

Indiana Chamber, IDEM hosting joint October conference in Indy

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management are joining forces for the 2013 Indiana Environmental Management Conference Oct. 15 and 16.

September 03, 2013 9:45 am
IDEM head says ozone suit against EPA could take years

IDEM head says ozone suit against EPA could take years

PORTAGE | Indiana's lawsuit against the U.S. EPA over Lake and Porter counties not meeting Clean Air Act rules for ozone could take years to resolve, the head of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management said Thursday.

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Ill. ozone monitor could put NWI back on nonattainment list

Ill. ozone monitor could put NWI back on nonattainment list

PORTAGE | A single violation of one part per billion over the federal standard for ozone at a monitor in Illinois near the Wisconsin border could push Lake and Porter counties back into noncompliance with the Clean Air Act.

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Ill. ozone monitor could put NWI back on nonattainment list

Ill. ozone monitor could put NWI back on nonattainment list

IDEM Commissioner Thomas Easterly addresses NIRPC's Environmental Management Policy Committee on Thursday morning in Portage.

February 02, 2012 1:35 pm
Ill. ozone monitor could put NWI back on nonattainment list

Ill. ozone monitor could put NWI back on nonattainment list

Kathy Luther, director of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, listens Thursday morning in Portage while IDEM Commissioner Tom Easterly addresses the NIRPC's Environmental Management Policy Committee.

February 02, 2012 1:35 pm
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