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26 Nov 2018Is IDEM’s Takeover of the 404 Permitting Program a Good Idea or All Wet?
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) is actively exploring a takeover of the U.S. Army Corps’ Section 404 permitting program, as reported from the United States Protection Agency/Region 5 (EPA) meeting earlier this fall. If completed, most of the Clean Water Act Section 404 dredge and fill permits issued in Indiana would be issued
07 Sep 2018Proposed Changes to Ohio River Pollution Standards Up for ORSANCO Vote
Following through on a proposal first considered in 2015, the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO) is nearing an October 4, 2018, vote on whether to remove portions of its Pollution Control Standards in its 2018 review of these rules. Based on the comments received on the proposal, the vote may be controversial. If
25 Jul 2018Will a longstanding environmental mystery finally be solved?
This blog post was co-authored by Sean Griggs and Jennifer Baker. Twenty years ago, the Indiana General Assembly enacted the Environmental Legal Action (ELA) statute, Ind. Code § 13-30-9-1 et seq., to allow recovery of costs related to remedial or removal actions that address “the release of a hazardous substance or petroleum into the surface or
22 Apr 2018Indiana Plans to Distribute Millions to Reduce Engine Emissions – Is Your Project Eligible for Funding?
Indiana has received nearly $40 million as part of the Environmental Mitigation Trust Fund created by recent settlement of diesel emission litigation; this money will be awarded as grants to reduce NOx emissions in the state, and Indiana will finalize the framework for distributing those dollars in the next several months. This framework is called the