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PLEASE CONTACT GOV. HOLCOMB: “NO!” NEW-TERRAIN MID-STATES CORRIDOR FREEWAY, CHOOSE THE “NO-BUILD OPTION.”
Believe it or not, with climate change disaster staring humanity in the face, Hoosiers are facing yet ANOTHER new-terrain freeway scheme in Southern Indiana: the “Mid-States Corridor”! Even the pandemic hasn’t killed it, and the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) … Continue reading
Lake Sturgeon Will Get Endangered Species Decision in 2024
Good news, everyone! America’s lake sturgeon WILL be considered for protection under the Endangered Species Act! That will come a bit later than we’d hoped, but unfortunately Congress, some years ago, hamstrung the decision-making process by capping funding for it. … Continue reading
You can help us save the lake sturgeon – add your official comment!
This month, DECEMBER 2020, FISH is asking you to give just a few minutes of your time! By helping us in our effort to obtain Endangered Species Act protection for the lake sturgeon, particularly the #inlakesturgeon, Indiana’s threatened population in … Continue reading
We’re Suing to Protect the Lake Sturgeon! #INlakesturgeon
Thanks to the CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY @CenterForBioDiv and the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic @AbramsEnvtlClin at the University of Chicago for getting this done! Press Release Online: https://biologicaldiversity.org/w/news/press-releases/lawsuit-targets-trump-administration-delays-protecting-ancient-lake-sturgeon-2020-02-20/ Important note: FISH has also informed INDOT, in writing and at the … Continue reading
FISH Celebrates World Rivers Day by Launching Campaign to Save Indiana’s Endangered Lake Sturgeon
World Rivers Day 2019, set for September 22, is a global celebration of our rivers. Fishable Indiana Streams for Hoosiers, Inc. (FISH) is marking the occasion by launching a campaign to save the last of the Ohio River basin’s lake … Continue reading
Save the Ohio River Basin Lake Sturgeon #INlakesturgeon
FISH (Fishable Indiana Streams for Hoosiers, Inc.) is proposing removal of Williams Dam in order to:
1. Enhance the habitat and viability of the remnant population of Ohio River basin lake sturgeon which exists in about 50 miles of the East Fork White River below the dam; and 2. Provide new recreation and business opportunities in the village of Williams, Indiana and the vicinity. Continue reading
We’re gonna save the river after all! THE PROJECT WILL NOT HAPPEN!
The Williams Dam hydro licensee has filed an APPLICATION FOR SURRENDER OF LICENSE, which you can download for yourself at this link: http://elibrary.FERC.gov/idmws/file_list.asp?accession_num=20180806-5125FISH has filed the following comment today: Fishable Indiana Streams for Hoosiers, Inc. (FISH) PO Box 11007 Indianapolis, … Continue reading
We’ve submitted the petition to Sen. Donnelly and are moving forward!
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! And patience! Fishable Indiana Streams for Hoosiers, Inc. (FISH) recently presented Sen. Joe Donnelly of Indiana with our petition, signed by 1054 Hoosiers, Americans, and concerned friends worldwide, requesting his attention and assistance regarding Williams … Continue reading
PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION ON WILLIAMS DAM!
There’s a NEW petition, citing Congressman Todd Young’s 2014 intervention in the federal licensing process for permission to rebuild Williams Dam and generate hydropower there. And also, the failure of the US Fish & Wildlife Service to at least mandate … Continue reading