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Exide Technologies Gets a Pass to Keep Polluting Muncie

Despite Calls from Elected Officials, Environmental and Health Groups, Feds Deny Requests for Added Protections from Lead Pollution MUNCIE, Indiana NEWS – Indiana’s largest environmental policy organization expressed disappointment about a federal decision not to add additional pollution controls and testing to a proposed settlement in a civil penalties case focused on Exide Technologies, a […]

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Environmental Report Shows Coal Ash Waste a Danger to Hoosiers

New Environmental Report Shows Coal Ash Waste in Downtown Indianapolis, Other Sites Statewide a Threat to Drinking Water Safety (INDIANAPOLIS, IN) – NEWS The Hoosier Environmental Council has released a report showing new data about coal ash pollution that is threatening public health and environmental safety in Indianapolis in and around the Indianapolis Power and […]

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Study Finds High Levels of Arsenic in Groundwater Near Fracking Sites

by Theodoric Meyer, ProPublica A recently published study by researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington found elevated levels of arsenic and other heavy metals in groundwater near natural gas fracking sites in Texas’ Barnett Shale. While the findings are far from conclusive, the study provides further evidence tying fracking to arsenic contamination. An […]