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  • Yorktown Opposes Mounds Reservoir, Sept 21

    From Sheryl Meyer of Heart of the River Coalition (HTR)…(9/21/15) After 2 1/2 years of writing letters, hosting forums, testifying at public meetings, delivering yard signs, distributing t-shirts, gathering signatures on petitions, doing research, brainstorming together, hosting protest paddles, creating protest art, talking to neighbors, attending HTR meetings, hosting press conferences,  talking to community groups,…

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  • Good and Bad Developments Re: Mounds Reservoir

    This just in from Tom Hohman… There have recently been both good and bad developments in the Mounds Reservoir battle.  For background, while the dam would be in Anderson (Madison County), the reservoir would stretch into a significant section of Delaware County (where Muncie is located). The Delaware County Council voted unanimously to oppose the…

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  • Anderson City Council to Hold Public Hearing on Mounds Reservoir May 28

    This just in from Tom Hohman… Things are happening at a fast pace on the Mounds Reservoir front.  The Delaware County Council held a special meeting on Tuesday evening to provide an opportunity for the public to express their views on the proposed reservoir.  Over 350 people attended, and nearly 50 people spoke.  All of…

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  • Forum on Mounds Reservoir June 2

    This just in from Sheryl Myers., HTR Coalition, 765-620-4166 On Tuesday, June 2, Heart of the River Coalition will host an informational forum at Byrum Hall on Anderson University campus from 7 – 9 pm.  Speakers will include: Bradley Rayl (former Anderson City engineer) Dr. John Fillwalk (I.D.I.A. lab at Ball State) Tony Fleming, professional…

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  • Mounds Reservoir Proposal

    Mounds Reservoir Proposal INPAWS Council has stated its opposition to the proposed Mounds Reservoir that would dam the White River at Anderson and flood mature riparian areas and a nature preserve. This page is to serve as a resource for those wishing to follow developments and express their views to legislators. Anderson City Council Public…

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  • Heart of the River proposes alternative to Mounds Reservoir

    The following statement was read at a press conference on March 20, 2015, at the site of the proposed reservoir. INPAWS Recording Secretary Amy Perry represented INPAWS at the event. HEART OF THE RIVER NEWS CONFERENCE STATEMENT  Heart of the River is a grass roots community organization of concerned citizens dedicated to preserving a free…

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  • Update on Mounds Reservoir Issue

    Things are heating up on the Mounds Reservoir issue: The Phase II report has been issued, and proponents will be attempting in March to get the various councils in Madison and Delaware County to support formation of a commission to move forward on the reservoir. The Heart of the River Coalition held a panel in…

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  • People to Contact About the Mounds Issue

    From the INPAWS Conservation team: At the February 10 INPAWS Council meeting, several members requested the list of people to whom to send a letter opposing the Mounds dam proposal. This list was sent to me by Tim Maloney, Senior Policy Director for the Hoosier Environmental Council. For information about the Hoosier Environmental Council alternative…

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  • Panel on Mounds Reservoir February 26

    Heart of the River Coalition, the Anderson organization that is fighting the proposed Mounds Reservoir, will hold a panel discussion to discuss some of the drawbacks to the proposal. Thursday, February 267:00–8:45 p.m.Yorktown High School Auditorium1100 S County Road 575 WestYorktown, IN 47396 Panel members scheduled to take part are Tony Fleming (hydrogeologist), Lee Casebere…

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  • Vote on the Mounds Lake Reservoir Issue

    From Hoosier Environmental Council comes this update:  The WFYI program Indiana Week in Review covered the Mounds Greenway topic this week, and is running an online poll with the question below. Please vote today and encourage others to vote ASAP.  Link to the poll: http://www.wfyi.org/programs/indiana-week-in-review “Which is a better idea, the Mounds Greenway or the…

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