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The vacant site at the former General Motors plant at 1723 N. Washington St. could reopen for new development after the Environmental Protection Agency released a proposed plan to cleanup pollutants at the property.

Vigo County is among six communities selected by Indiana Humanities to host a Smithsonian-curated traveling exhibit that dives into water — an essential component of life on our planet, environmentally, culturally, and historically.

Have you ever found yourself at the nursery or big box store standing before shelves of bagged potting soil wondering what to buy? There are so many choices. It all depends on what you are using it for. Bagged garden soil and topsoil belong outside,

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to move toward more organic-based fertility for your soil and therefore the way you garden, here is some information that might help.Garden writers, me included, consistently recommend adding organic matter to

“One year’s seeding – seven years weeding.” Now there is a depressing thought. It is one of the many gardening adages; this one referring to weed seeds. Actually, seven years is very conservative. Many annual weed seeds last for decades. If you are c

Get ready for the new invasion from Asia – jumping worms a.k.a. crazy worms, Alabama jumpers, or snake worms. I recently read an article by Cindy Dampier in the Chicago Tribune explaining the problem.

Eds: Updates headline. An abridged version also is moving. This story was also sent in advance. With AP Photos and AP Video. MADRE DE DIOS, Peru (AP) — Destruction of the forests can be swift. Regrowth is much, much slower. But around the world, pe