Monthly archive for February 2010

Essex Spill in St. Mary's – March 2009

Just in case you missed it! Fort Wayne Essex Spill Early March 2009 – Very interesting viewpoints. I think that Essex, Ft. Wayne, IDEM, et.al. Need to re-evaluate a lot of items. The tank that leaked should have secondary containment, which it did (containment vault) but secondary containment

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Maumee River Advocate working to improve locally!

An article written by a local blogger, Robert Rouse. Thank You Robert! Change starts at the ground roots level   Friday, February 12, 2010 By Robert Rouse   Abigail Frost Abigail Frost took the mantle of a grassroots organizer to the nth degree after purchasing a home

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Sierra Club – EPA Waste Site Map

http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&t=h&msa=0&msid=106949531795848980635.00047a1bfebc809599725&ll=39.300299,-90.791016&spn=23.74567,56.25&z=4&source=embed Google Map created by Sierra Club from EPA – Includes sites, hazardous sites and spill sites! Is there one near you?

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2 Coal Ash Sites in Indiana – 31 identified nationally so far hundreds expected

http://www.ecofactory.com/news/groups-id-toxic-coal-ash-sites-14-states-demand-regulations-022510 Coal ash is currently being toted as an “green” additive to concrete.  Just to clairify… Coal ash is considered hazardous if it is released into air or water, yet when added to concrete it is then rendered safe?  Eventually, it would be re-released into the environment

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Fact Sheet For NE Indiana

Fact Sheet – Understanding the Depth of Northeast Indiana Water Related Issues

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Response to Mayor Tom Henry's State of the City Speech

Local FOX News Story – Save Maumee Weighs In –  Watch here while it lasts…. http://fortwaynehomepage.net/fulltext/?nxd_id=21324 Reported by: Marchelle McConnell Friday, February 19 2010 Monday Mayor Tom Henry spoke about his efforts to improve the rivers in his state of the city address.  The Mayors River efforts

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GE PLANT SPILL IN Fort Wayne Rivers!

So “377,000 gallons of coolant was spilled [that]contained a corrosion inhibitor called 3D Trasar 3DT289, which contains up to 5 percent phosphoric acid and up to 5 percent sulfuric acid, both of which can be hazardous at higher concentrations.” It is important to note that after tests

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