Cleanup options include excavating ponds or capping the ponds and keeping the ash in place. Both methods require steps to be taken to protect the water quality of nearby rivers or lakes.
The nation's farmers are struggling to pay back loans after years of low crop prices and a backlash from foreign buyers over President Donald Trump's tariffs.
Two residents with a home on Lake Michigan contended lakefront landowners should have the right to limit who uses the beaches abutting their properties.
The panel voted 9-3 to defeat a bill that would have given the Indiana Department of Environmental Management more authority to deny permits to huge farms known as “confined feeding operations.”
Under pressure from Congress, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it would move toward setting safety limits for a class of highly toxic chemicals contaminating drinking water around the country.
The Environmental Protection Agency is looking at how to respond to a public push for stricter regulation of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl compounds, in production since the 1940s.
The maker of luxury electric vehicles plans to ax 7 percent of its workforce as it tries to lower prices and break out of the niche-car market.
The groups say the EPA’s handling of the site formerly used by electronics manufacturer Amphenol involved “serious mismanagement.”
Direct payments for farmers who haven't certified production, as well as farm loans and disaster assistance programs, won't start up again until the government reopens.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management estimates cleaning up the reclamation site in Anderson could cost up to $262,000.
The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil, as an ingredient in food or dietary supplements despite the big farm bill signed this week designating hemp as an agricultural crop.
China’s return to the U.S. soybean market this week comes too little, too late for many farming families to put more Christmas presents under the tree this year.
Between 75 percent and 80 percent of Americans who have a Christmas tree now have an artificial one, and the $1 billion market for fake trees is growing at about 4 percent a year.
The EPA’s acting administrator signed a proposal that would loosen rule that would have required cutting-edge carbon capture techniques for new coal plants. Andrew Wheeler said the requirements were “excessive burdens” on the industry.
U.S. farmers are pleased that Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to a trade truce, but they’re not rejoicing just yet.
Fred M. Fehsenfeld, who died Nov. 28 at 94, built an Indianapolis-based company that employs 6,500 people around the world in the core industries of environmental and remediation, specialty chemicals and fuel products, and construction and materials.
Agricultural and ag-technology firms in Indiana and throughout the Midwest are about to get a major shot of fertilizer from a California accelerator with blue-chip partners that plans to expand here.
IndyGo and bus maker BYD Ltd. say they’re confident the electric buses Indianapolis plans to use for the Red Line will meet the system’s needs.