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Great American Outdoors Act

  • The Indiana Dunes National Park will receive $16 million from the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management to put toward improvements and upgrades through the first two years of funding from the Great American Outdoors Act.
  • The Indiana Dunes National Park received $16 million for deferred maintenance projects through the Great American Outdoors Act. And environmental advocacy groups filed suit against the EPA to close close a regulatory loophole that left about half of the coal ash waste in the U.S. exempt from federal health protections. Representatives from NIPSCO and JustTransition NWI are on Regionally Speaking to discuss coal ash removal at the Michigan City Generating Station.