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  1. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    ... than 30 Indiana Mayors oppose repealing the law. They include the Mayors of Evansville, Boonville, Mt. Vernon, and Rockport.


  2. Ohio RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | LEO Weekly

    ... deal of the pollution reported in this Toxic Release Inventory Report [TRI] comes from one fuel plant. AK Steel in Rockport, Indiana releases 72% of all the pollution that is reported in this TRI. JP: They release a number of things, but mostly what ...


  3. Victory in Indiana After 9-Year Struggle Against Proposed Coal Gasification PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Sierra

    After nine long years fighting to stop the proposed Leucadia coal gasification plant in Rockport, Indiana, local activists are celebrating a huge victory. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management canceled the project's permit on March 5 -- effectively pulling the plug on this expensive and hazardous project.


  4. Ohio River again tops list for industrial pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Windsor Beacon

    ... The commission also said 92 percent of the toxic discharges were nitrate compounds - most of those from AK Steel's Rockport, Ind., plant - and yet the river still meets human health standards for nitrates. AK Steel spokesman Barry Racey said his ...


  5. Bloomfield Woman Injured In Fatal Crash In KentuckyRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    According to police, 22-year-old Alyssa Wagner, of Jasper was traveling north on Pennyrile Parkway when her 2004 Lincoln Aviator went off the left shoulder of the highway and hit a support column of an overpass and then overturned in the northbound lane. Hostetter, of Bloomfield, 22-year-old Lauren Cessan, of Ogden, Ill and 23-year-old Jennah Banks, of Rockport, Ind.


  6. Air Permit Rescinded for Proposed Rockport Coal Gasification PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | WEHT

    ... potentially dead. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) revokes an air quality permit for the Rockport, Indiana project at the request of the financier Leucadia National Corporation because construction has yet to start. Indiana ...


  7. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    The Indiana Department of Environmental Management has rescinded an air quality permit for a proposed coal gasification plant at Rockport. "Please be advised that once this revocation is effective, the source will no longer have approval to operate any emission units at this source," IDEM Section Chief Jason R. Krawczyk wrote in a letter dated March 5. "In addition, if there is a need in the future to operate any units at this source, construction and operation approval will be necessary pursuant to Indiana's New Source Review regulations."


  8. USI nursing student killed, five others injured in accident on Pennyrile ParkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    ... Lauren Cessna of Ogden, IL, 23-year-old Kristen Hostetter of Bloomfield, IN, and 23-year-old Jennah Banks of Rockport, IN. The women were treated for their injuries and released from the hospital. Officials at USI say they were also nursing/health ...


  9. Report links James River discharges to big-dollar lobbyistsRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... campaign contributions. Still, the numbers are middling compared to top-ranked AK Steel Holding Co., whose plant in Rockport, Ind., discharged 14.5 million pounds into the Lower Ohio and Little Pigeon rivers, and to the $13.8 million spent on ...


  10. Storm brings several inches to southern IndianaRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Journal Gazette

    ... several inches of snow just ahead of another blast of Arctic cold. The National Weather Service said Evansville, Rockport and Mount Vernon all reported 8 inches of new snow on the ground Thursday morning, while Salem had 7 inches. Lesser amounts ...


  11. Charles Melvin SalleeRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Indianapolis Star

    He was born on September 9,1924 in Rockport, IN to the late Thornton and Hattie Lee Jesse Sallee.


  12. Report: Ohio River most polluted body of water in nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    ... of chemical into the river in 2013. And more than 70% of the toxic chemicals come from one place: A.K. Steel in Rockport. Although the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission, or ORSANCO, says the number of chemicals is alarming, it's not as ...


  13. A brawl over beer and ethicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 |

    ... Massa recuse himself from ruling on litigation involving a controversial coal-to-synthetic gas plant conversion in Rockport, Indiana. The groups argued that Massa's close personal friendship with the Indiana director for the project, Mark Lubbers, ...


  14. St. Bernard Classic Corvette Giveaway is Offering a 1967 Corvette Sting Ray ConvertibleRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Corvettes

    Our good friends from the Saint Bernard Catholic Parish in Rockport, IN have once again outdone themselves for their annual fundraiser. For the 27th year of Saint Bernard's classic Corvette giveaway , the southern Indiana church is offering a beautiful red 1967 Corvette Sting Ray Convertible.


  15. Rev. James A. Seddon, ScottsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Republic

    ... Mosley. Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, at Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport, Indiana. Burial will be at Sunset Hill Cemetery in Rockport.


  16. Spencer Co. Residents Gather to Watch Vice President's MotorcadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WEHT

    ... in the parking lot of Wendy's at Highway 66 and State Road 161 South just to catch a glimpse. Dona Stevenson of Rockport lives near the route and says she couldn't pass up the opportunity to see such an important political figure. "I was ...


  17. HICKS: Bill for Rockport gasification plant is job killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Indianapolis Business News

    ... not to invest in the plant. Many other states rejected funding this type of plant. In Indiana, this idea became the Rockport coal gasification plant. In the years since the study, large-scale natural gas discoveries in North America now guarantee ...


  18. Irene Kopp PeckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... Kentucky, passed away at 1 p.m. Sunday, January 11, 2015, at Superior Care Home of Paducah. She was born in Rockport, Indiana. Irene was a retired bookkeeper for Don Peck Moving and Storage Company. She was a member of Southland Baptist Temple and ...


  19. Spencer Co. man in jail after overnight pursuit through two countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    A six mile pursuit late last night ended with a Rockport man behind bars. Indiana State Police says just after 10:00 Tuesday night a trooper on State Road 161 in Dubois County, near Old State Road 64, saw a vehicle heading north at 72 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone.


  20. Rockport getting new sewer systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    A new state mandated sewer is going to mean higher sewer rates for Rockport users. Mayor Harold Goffinet says currently both storm and waste water are in a combined sewer.


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