Steven Higgs

August 4, 2002

Monroe County citizens have more than a passing interest in a court ruling last week that a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lawsuit charging Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana with violating the Clean Air Act can proceed. The outcome will have a direct impact on air quality in and around the Bloomington area.

July 28, 2002

The Bloomington City Council is poised to hand over yet another $78,000 of taxpayer money to the Bloomington Economic Development Corp. under the ruse of "economic development."

July 28, 2002

Listening to James Alexander Thom last Tuesday recount the recent attacks on Scott Wells' reputation reminded me of an ominous observation Charlotte Read shared a few years ago. Since 1952, Charlotte and her husband Herb, working through the Save the Dunes Council, have dedicated their lives to protecting the crown jewel of Indiana's environmental heritage - the Indiana dunes on Lake Michigan, literally the birthplace of the science of ecology.

July 28, 2002

Agency to limit public input on plan

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is ready to move ahead with plans to ram Interstate 69 down the throats of the Bloomington community. And it appears that officials there are giving new meaning to the term duplicity.

July 28, 2002

In an ideal world, last Thursday's headline in the Indianapolis Star - "For 25 years, GM and state knew city lived with PCBs" - would be big news.

July 28, 2002

Mayor John Fernandez and fellow Secretary of State candidate Todd Rokita held "dueling news conferences" in Indianapolis last Tuesday, in which each pledged to be tougher than the other on securities fraud in Indiana, according to the Associated Press.

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