IDEM Public Notices
Indiana Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Program
Report Environmental Emergencies
0153 Ground Water Contamination Site
IDEM will host the next public meeting for the 0153 Ground Water Contamination Site on Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM at the Municipal Gardens Family Center located at 1831 Lafayette Road in Indianapolis.
Underground Storage Tank Pilot Program
IDEM’s Underground Storage Tank (UST) Branch is launching a pilot program [PDF] for characterizing leaking underground storage tank (LUST) releases using high-resolution site characterization tools (HRSC). There is a process for the selection of sites to be included in the program and a checklist [PDF] of primary qualifications.
Indiana Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence are Indiana’s most prestigious environmental recognition awards. They are reserved for the most innovative, sustainable, and exemplary programs or projects that positively impact Indiana’s environment and demonstrate measurable environmental, economic, and social benefits. The 2019 Awards Program will open on January 28, 2019, and nominations will be accepted from 8:00 AM January 28, 2019 until 5:00 PM on April 1, 2019.
Any Indiana citizen, business, nonprofit organization, school, university, or government agency may submit a nomination or be nominated for the award.
- Energy/Renewable Resources;
- Environmental Education and Outreach;
- Five year Continuous Improvement;
- Greening the Government;
- Land Use/Conservation;
- Pollution Prevention;
Hazardous Waste Generator Improvement Rule Update
The Generator Improvement Rule notice was published in the Indiana Register on November 21, 2018. This includes amendments for incorporation by reference of recent United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) rules for hazardous waste generator improvements and import-export of hazardous waste, and technical amendments and corrections to existing hazardous waste requirements. The purpose of this notice is to seek public comment on the draft rule, including suggestions for specific language to be included in the rule. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management seeks comment on the affected citations listed (329 IAC 3.1) and any other provisions of Title 329 that may be affected by this rulemaking. All comments must be postmarked, faxed, or time stamped not later than December 21, 2018. Hand-delivered comments must be delivered to the appropriate office by 4:45 p.m. on the above-listed deadline date. The official publication in the Indiana Register, LSA Document #18-481 [PDF], provides additional information and the specific language of the proposed rule.