Tag Archives: water pollution

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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