The Yorktown town council has ruled that the Town of Yorktown will not participate in the creation of the Mounds Lake Commission. Is this misguided notion of damming a free-flowing river dead? Friends of the White River hope so.
The White River Festival, an annual event coordinated by the White River Alliance, will be held September 11–27 this year. More than 30 activities are scheduled to date, including cleanups that take place throughout Central Indiana, all along the waterway. Visit the White River Festival web site for more information.
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.”