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Southern Indiana ‘super polluters’ continue to harm resources, air quality in region

Southern Indiana ‘super polluters’ continue to harm resources, air quality in region

Maddie Nolan, Staff Writer September 17, 2019

Evansville is known for the beautiful rolling hills, dense forests, and the Ohio River, but what most people are unaware of is the amount of pollution surrounding the city.  Seven coal-powered plants...

Map of sample locations around the Bluegrass Fish and Wildlife Area

USI professor tests local water safety

Bowman Clark, News Editor February 6, 2019

Assistant Professor of Chemistry at USI Brian Bohrer was unsure about the safety of lake water at the Bluegrass Fish and Wildlife Area. According to IN.gov, “The Amaz Coal company began mining operations...

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