The Environmental Protection Agency may be misleading potential homebuyers about contamination in Franklin. That’s according to an alert issued Thursday by the EPA's internal watchdog, the Office of Inspector General.
Outgoing U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) wants the Environmental Protection Agency to take on the investigation and cleanup of contaminated sites in Franklin. Donnelly says Gov. Eric Holcomb should get involved and ask the EPA to step in.
Rare child cancers in Franklin are getting more attention as a result of chemical testing organized by the nonprofit the Edison Wetlands Association. But state agencies expressed doubt at the validity of that testing at a community listening session on Friday.