The state is predicting worse air quality on Friday, July 3rd and Sunday, July 5th for the following counties in Southwest Indiana: Daviess, Dubois, Gibson, Greene, Knox, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh and Warrick.
Budget cuts at the Indiana Department of Environmental Management and other state environmental agencies around the country are threatening public health. That’s according to a new report by the Environmental Integrity Project.
A public hearing is set for Wednesday evening in Mt. Vernon to discuss a plan to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management has proposed emission limits for Vectren's A.B. Brown power plant, after the EPA listed Posey County among regions with plants exceeding emission standards.
The Sierra Club’s Wendy Bredhold rejects IDEM’s proposed emission limits.
She tells WNIN that IDEM’s plan ignores other sources of sulfur dioxide in the region.