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EPA union warns of impending public health, environmental emergency without federal...

A government shutdown this week would disable the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and create a public health and environmental emergency, the union representing some...

East Chicago lead bill goes to the governor

State Rep. Earl Harris, Jr. (D-East Chicago) concurred Wednesday afternoon on House Bill 1344, which will give aid to East Chicago to help alleviate...

Groups Petition EPA for step up efforts for East Chicago

In response to the drinking water crisis in East Chicago, Indiana, a coalition of local citizens, environmental law clinics, state, and national groups petitioned...

Holcomb issues executive order declaring emergency disaster for East Chicago lead...

By fox59.com Gov. Eric Holcomb will sign an executive order declaring a disaster emergency for the East Chicago Superfund Site, he said during a news...

East Chicago designated as ‘area of special concern’

Gary Crusader staff report A House committee in the Indiana Legislature approved a bill that would direct state agencies to work closely with their federal...

Mrvan proposes $2.5M in relief for East Chicago residents

By David Denson, Gary Crusader State Senator Frank Mrvan has introduced a bill in the Indiana Senate that would provide $2.5 million in disaster relief...

Trump Staffers Target EPA and the State Department for The Purge

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. (NNPA Newswire Columnist) There have been several disturbing developments over the last several weeks that give us a clue to the...

Disaster request sent to Pence

East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland is calling on Gov. Mike Pence to declare a state of emergency in the city’s Calumet neighborhood. He made...

Hundreds in East Chicago still in limbo after high lead levels...

Gary Crusader staff report Hundreds of Black residents in East Chicago are still in limbo after extremely high levels of lead have been detected in...

West Calumet residents opt to relocate despite EPA’s promises

There are 1,100 residents living in the West Calumet Housing complex. The children living there number 670 who can no longer play outside in,...