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Eco Report – January 11 , 2018

In today’s episode of Eco Report, Don Geyra and David Lyman discuss the Indiana Department of Natural Resources report on the temperatures effect on the First Day Hikes. Continuing into the topics of Bloomington’s Wapehani Bike Park, the Weimer Dam,  and an Oregon appeals court ruling that the city of Portland’s banning of fossil fuel infrastructure is constitutional.  All in …

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Hundreds of Scientists Object to Yellowwood Logging PLan

More than 200 scientists and academics presented a letter to Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb late last week objecting to the logging of the Yellowwood backcountry area. The letter was authored by Earlham College professor Leslie Bishop and was signed by 228 academics and scientists. The letter states that in 2002, more than 40 percent of Indiana’s State Forests were exempted …

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Daily Local News – November 6, 2017

More than 200 scientists and academics presented a letter to Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, objecting to Yellowwood logging plans; Gov. Holcomb appoints new leaders for the Department of Natural Resources Water Division and Oil & Gas Division; Bloomington Sanitation Department begins residential leaf pickup today; US Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke to the Ten Point Coalition in Indianapolis today; Indiana …

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Daily Local News – November 17, 2016

The City of Bloomington is now taking bids for installing solar panels on the roofs of city hall and the police department; Cyclists and pedestrians on South Walnut Street can expect to be rerouted until July of next year thanks to construction of a new apartment complex; The Indiana State Police have announced they are planning a Sobriety Checkpoint at …

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Daily Local News – November 3, 2016

City Council members approved the creation of a new parking commission in their meeting last night; Bloomington residents interested in buying solar panels may soon be able to save money by purchasing through the city government; The Department of Natural Resources’ Division of State Parks recently announced that work will begin this fall at Spring Mill State Park to restore …

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Daily Local News – June 9, 2016

Mayor Hamilton announced improvements in parking meter performance in a press conference this afternoon; Last Night the Bloomington Utilities Department made its case for a 22 percent water and sewer increase; A 19-year-old Monroe County Jail inmate suffered a ruptured aortic aneurysm on Tuesday; In a news release, the Indiana State Police announced that as of July 1st motorist will …

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Recent Bill Allows Use of High-Powered Firearms While Hunting

Later this year, Indiana hunters will be free to use high-powered rifles and handguns to kill deer. Indiana lawmakers passed House Bill 1231 earlier this year. Phil Bloom, from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, explained the recent legislature, “What it does is it provides additional equipment choices for people who deer hunt. Beyond what we already have for legal …

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EcoReport – April 21, 2016

In today’s EcoReport feature, correspondent Norm Holy interviews Bogdan Dragnea who lives just yards away from Yellowwood forest about the effects of logging that took place 3 years ago. EcoReport 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 …

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Asian Carp Found Near Lake Monroe

Fish and Wildlife officials are urging residents to obey fishing laws in hopes of keeping Asian carp out of Monroe Lake. Fisheries biologist Dave Kittaka, at the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, says Asian carp have recently been discovered in the tailwater area near the lake. The fish can grow larger than 40 pounds and are known to jump out …

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Daily Local News – November 11, 2014

Bloomingfoods workers will have a union; The City of Bloomington wants to develop a coherent neighborhood on a 15 acre parcel of land just north of City Hall, one that includes a balance of residential, commercial and industrial, and it wants the housing to be a mixed income, owner occupied rather than predominantly student housing like other near by new …

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