Lots of communities in Indiana â€’ 105, to be exact â€’ are working to reduce their combined sewer overflows right now in a variey of ways â€“ from large storage tunnels to do-it-yourself rain gardens. But why are we seeing so many of these public works projects now?
More than 100 of Indianaâ€™s sewage systems need improvements to comply with federal standards, and the Environmental Protection Agency has sued many cities and towns over sewage overflow problems. Some cities are building new sewage overflow tunnels to fix the problem.
The Fort Wayne Community School board voted last week to not help the Indiana Department of Education pilot questions for next yearâ€™s ISTEP+, saying they didnâ€™t want to subject their students to additional, unnecessary testing.
Hoosiers "in the know" are getting their answers from the show that does the talking: "Indiana Week In Review." You may tune in for the news, but you'll stay for the no-holds-barred debate and discussion. A look at issues facing...