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Eco Report – August 31, 2017

Eco Report is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely …

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Citizens Object to Lethal Control of Deer Population

A group of citizens continues to work to delay a measure adopted by the Bloomington City Council to thin out the deer population at Griffy Lake – this week’s council meeting here, in today’s community report. The city of Bloomington website has a dedicated section to the deer task force report.

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Daily Local News – October 2, 2014

In response to citizen concerns regarding Brown County Administrator Michael Thompson, there will be a special joint meeting of the Brown County Commissioners and the Brown County Council next Thursday, October 9th;The Hoosier State will receive a visit from President Barack Obama tomorrow, Friday October 3rd;US Senator Joe Donnelly recently welcomed the awarding of a $3 million grant from the …

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Final Payment on Dam Repair Project Approved

The Bloomington Utilities Service Board approved the final payment December 2nd on a project to repair the Griffy Dam. Utilities Engineer Phil Peden said the company doing the work, Dave O’Mara Contractors, is mostly finished with the project, which has been in progress since the city drained Griffy Lake last year. The repair work was funded primarily by a federal …

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Griffy Lake To Be Refilled and Stocked With Fish

In 2012 the City of Bloomington drained Griffy Lake to work on drain control. Work finished on Nov. 16, when contractors closed the lake gate and began allowing it to refill. Dave Kittaka, from the local Division of Fish & Wildlife, says that the sluice gate has been leaky for years, and because it’s at the bottom of the lake, …

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