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Developer gives up 37-year fight for landfill near Anderson

Bex Farms Inc. and an affiliate have withdrawn their application to renew the landfill permit for a 13-acre site near Mallard Lake and Killbuck Elementary School.
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Study shows no big issues over proposed Indiana reservoir

The state-funded study looked at the cost and environmental impact of the proposed 2,100-acre Mounds Lake reservoir, which would be formed by putting an earthen dam on the White River in Anderson, with an estimated cost of $440 million.
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Convenience chain going upscale as it plots new stores

Anderson-based Ricker’s new gas station and convenience store at 146th Street and Carey Road in Westfield offers made-to-order burritos and self-serve frozen yogurt. The Anderson-based company plans to use the Westfield site as a model for its next generation of stores.
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Reservoir or riverside trail system: Which is best for Madison County?

Economic development officials are advancing a plan to dam the White River in Anderson and create a seven-mile lake, but environmental groups are pushing the idea of a riverside trail as an alternative with equal promise but less expense and environmental destruction.
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Anderson board backs $11M toward new Purdue center

Officials in Anderson are backing plans to build a 94,000-square-foot building to house the proposed Purdue University technology education center.
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Endangered bats could threaten Indiana lake plan

A wildlife biologist says the presence of endangered bats in the area of a proposed reservoir on the White River in central Indiana could bring the project to a halt.
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Reservoir opponents voice environmental concerns

Most of the spectators at Wednesday night's panel discussion about the proposed Mounds Lake reservoir were there to reinforce their opposition to the project. Others came to learn more about the issues.
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TSA chief Pistole expected to lead Anderson University

The university announced Thursday its presidential search committee will recommend the board of trustees elect John Pistole president when it meets Oct. 27.
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Plan to form reservoir planning board put on hold

A vote on the creation of a board to oversee plans for a proposed reservoir on the White River in central Indiana has been put on an indefinite hold.
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Votes delayed on forming agency for planned lake

Project advocate Rob Sparks said he's asked the Madison County Council to push back consideration of the proposed Mounds Lake Commission until at least next month.
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