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State rep asks for review of reservoir proposal

Free-flowing White River in Madison County. Photo by Jerry Byard.
Free-flowing White River in Madison County. Photo by Jerry Byard.

State Representative Sue Errington (D-Muncie) has made a formal request to the Indiana Interim Study Committee on Environmental Affairs for an examination of the controversial Mounds Lake proposal.

“There are so many issues created by the Mounds Reservoir project that need to be addressed,” added Errington. “This legislative study committee is an appropriate place to examine those issues and get some answers.”

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City requests continuance in DNR hearing about Warfleigh

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Welcoming riparian forest on Warfleigh levee. Photo by Dan Vallesky.

July 31 — The City of Indianapolis requested a continuance of at least 60 days on a hearing regarding the Warfleigh Levee project. DNR granted the continuance.

Friends of the White River continues to oppose a plan by the City of Indianapolis and the Army Corps of Engineers that would provide for extensive tree-clearing along the Warfleigh Levee from Westfield Boulevard to just above the Kessler Bridge on the city‘s northside.

Most recently, we have petitioned the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, which is responsible for issuing the permit required for the work, for an administrative hearing in conjunction with the matter. Continue reading City requests continuance in DNR hearing about Warfleigh