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Environmental group, developer planning Mounds Greenway trailhead – Herald Bulletin
IDEM wants to change the way you see air permit proposals, and the public is not happy – IndyStar
Hoosier Environmental Council cautions against proposed changes to EPA coal ash rule – NWI Times
How Trump can beat China without a trade war: Make America a renewable energy superpower – USA Today
County considers future hog farm regulation – StarPress
Environmental group urges residents living near electric plants to have private wells tested – NWI Times
Groups ask for hearing, more time to comment on proposed U.S. Steel settlement – NWI Times
Push for alternative 65/70 North Split design an example of expressways losing favor – Indiana Lawyer
New reports: Contaminants from coal ash at levels 40 times above safe drinking water standards – IndyStar
Clean Water Act: Coal ash pollution demands attention – Journal Gazette
Indiana lawmaker with history of receiving gifts from utilities, sponsoring utility-friendly legislation, now to join commission that regulates them – PV Magazine
Environmental Groups Warn of Dire Consequences From EPA Cut – WIBC
Hoosiers to DNR: ‘Stop the murder’ of bobcats, raccoons, coyotes and opossums – IndyStar
Coal Ash Ponds Responsible for Widespread Groundwater Contamination – WFHB
Gary residents speak out against proposed recycling facility: ‘We’re not trash’ – Chicago Tribune
CAFO hearing well attended – Newton County Enterprise
School, community plan meeting Thursday to voice opposition to Gary waste facility proposal – NWI Times
Senate committee votes down bill that would have relaxed local environmental rules – NUVO
Under-the-radar IEA Energy becomes big player in wind-farm construction – Indianapolis Business Journal
Bill Would Limit Local Regulation Of Private Property Logging – Indiana Public Media
Bill To Regulate Factory Farms Dead For 2018 Session – NPR
Tully: At Statehouse, environmental concerns can’t get a hearing – IndyStar
Effects of Trump solar tariff could put net metering back on the table – IndyStar
Bill Watch: Hoosier Lawmakers Tackle Environmental Issues – Public News Service
Confined animal feeding operations pose challenge – Greensburg Daily News
Hoosier Environmental Council Outlines 2018 Goals – WFYI
EPA gets earful at East Chicago public hearing, extends comment period for DuPont site cleanup – Northwest Indiana Times
Environmental advocates try to persuade Governor Holcomb to halt timber sale in Yellowwood’s backcountry – NUVO
‘We don’t own this earth’: The Biblical case for protecting the environment – IndyStar
NWI woman, group honored by Hoosier Environmental Council – Northwest Indiana Times
Where God meets green: Evangelical leader to headline environmental event – IndyStar
Environment issues unite, not divide us – Journal Gazette
228 Hoosier scientists to Holcomb: Stop the logging of Yellowwood – IndyStar
State a vital component of CAFO control – Journal Gazette
Indiana politicians got thousands in gifts while pushing solar policy – IndyStar
New Indiana solar law could cripple small businesses and customer savings – IndyStar
How many Hoosier homes, businesses would be flooded in Indiana during a coal ash spill? – IndyStar
Winners of the 2017 Paul M. Chase Memorial Prize Announced – Southside Times
Limited budgets force state parks to survive on user fees – WTHR
What should Hoosiers do about future water needs? – Herald Bulletin
Does Indy’s land use plan protect the city’s vulnerable communities? – IndyStar
Greening the Statehouse coming to 4-H fairgrounds – Flyer Group

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