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EPA Finalizes new Clean Water Rule

May 27, 2015 – by the Office of Environmental Justice, USEPA In an historic step for the protection of clean water, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army finalized the Clean Water Rule today to clearly protect from … Continue reading

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Duke Energy spills from 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of diesel fuel into the Ohio River near Cincinnati

August 19, 2014  – UPDATE- USEPA serving as on-scene coordinator in Emergency Response to Ohio River Spill  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is serving as the Federal On-Scene Coordinator for the emergency response to an oil spill that occurred last … Continue reading

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Is Indiana taking proper action against toxins in our waterways?

June 3, 2012-By Ryan Sabalow in Star Watch in the Indianapolis Star About a mile south of Lucas Oil Stadium in Downtown Indianapolis, Tony Chao stood fishing one recent morning on the bank of the White River. A few feet … Continue reading

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KY Supreme Court allows NGOs to participate in settlement discussion on Clean Water Violations

May 2, 2012-Editorial in the Lexington Herald Leader In a unanimous rebuff of the Beshear administration’s environmental cabinet, the Kentucky Supreme Court has upheld citizens’ rights to be heard in clean water enforcement actions. “Federal law encourages the states to … 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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