Statement on BP Gas Release

Statement on BP Gas Release On Sunday, June 25th BP experienced an operational disruption at their Whiting refinery that triggered a prolonged flaring event and produced a pungent sulfur-like odor that could be smelled throughout Lake, Porter, and La Porte counties. On Monday the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) inspected the refinery and reported that […]

Statement on Sackett v. EPA Wetlands Decision

Statement on Sackett v. EPA Wetlands Decision On May 25, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Sackett v. EPA that significantly limits the EPA’s ability to protect wetlands under the Clean Water Act. Save the Dunes is disappointed and unsettled by this decision, as it will leave millions of acres of critical […]

2023 Great Lakes Day Recap

2023 Great Lakes Day Recap Over 100 advocates met in D.C. in early March to lobby for the Great Lakes Indiana advocates meet with Congressman Mrvan Last week Save the Dunes staff and our team of volunteer advocates traveled to Washington D.C. to lobby for Great Lakes Day! We joined over 100 Great Lakes advocates from […]

Countdown to Giving Tuesday: Get Outside, Get Involved, & Give!

Countdown to Giving Tuesday Get Outside. Get Involved. Give. The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is traditionally a time for connecting with family, eating good food, and scoring some great deals. This year, as we countdown the days until Giving Tuesday – a global day of generosity – we are sharing some opportunities for you to Get Outside, […]

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Update on the Public Trust

A Note From Our Executive Director I wanted to take a moment to share my gratitude for our members and donors who are the sustaining force of our organization. Their support has allowed for this year’s investment into the people who work at Save the Dunes including our first ever Advocacy Coordinator. I’d like to […]