Bird's-Eye View

Every day, people across the world will make decisions or innovations that affect the way Hoosiers live. We’ll track the changes so you’re ready for them.

EPA memo calls for strengthened enforcement in polluted communities

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has moved to boost inspections and enforcement in environmental justice areas.

Environmental Groups sue over US program allowing pipelines on wetlands

Environmental groups are challenging a U.S. program that allows oil and gas pipelines to be constructed across wetlands, rivers and other bodies of water.

IU Professor Confirmed as EPA Deputy

Janet McCabe was narrowly confirmed by a vote of 52 to 42.

New study finds undisclosed inert ingredients in popular herbicide killing bumble bees

British researchers found that undisclosed inert ingredients in certain Roundup weedkiller products are highly toxic to bumblebees.

Inland stream trout season in Indiana opens April 24

Indiana Department of Natural Resources staff have stocked more than 23,000 rainbow trout.

Bill establishing state coal ash permitting program heads to the governor

Bill would allow state to apply for a state coal ash permitting program under federal law.

Federal judge says BP violated federal limits at its Whiting refinery on Lake Michigan

A federal judge ruled that BP's Whiting Refinery in northwest Indiana was legally obligated to remedy the problem and retest emissions but failed to do so.

In The Water

In the Water follows the complex discussions around Indiana’s most traditional energy source. It speaks to everyone from the miners who dig coal from the ground, to environmental activists fighting for coal ash disposal legislation and clean water, to residents whose health has been affected by coal ash pollution.

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With sound science as our base, we present environmental issues in a nonpolitical way. We seek to make science and environmental information available to and useful to all Hoosiers.