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IDEM Commissioner, Tom Easterly, the ultimate friend of polluters announces his retirement

July 17, 2015 – by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor Good Riddance, Tom Easterly Indiana Department of Environmental Management Commissioner Tom Easterly announced his retirement on July 16. He will leave the office August 28.  Easterly became known as a central global warming … Continue reading

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Blair on WEHT “In Depth” interview with Brad Byrd discussing Indiana Gasification

March 10, 2015 – by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor Last night after the news was disclosed that Indiana Gasification had dropped their plans for a coal gasification plant in Rockport, I was asked by WEHT to come in to discuss … Continue reading

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Tri-State air pollution event continues. Looks surrealistic!

November 19, 2012-by John Blair valleywatch.net editor Air Quality in the Evansville region continued to be poor today with fine particles increasing to 39.23µg/m3 during the 9 AM hour. Of course, there was no alert issued since that just does … Continue reading

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Indiana leads the way in release of toxic chemicals to water. Rockport’s AK Steel is nation’s largest toxic water polluter

April 3, 2012-A Press Release from Environment America (Use this link to download entire report) Editor’s note: Rockport, IN is already one of the most toxic communities in the entire US. And yet, Local and state officials are wanting to force … Continue reading

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