Indianapolis Star
December 17, 2000

A year after 117 tons of dead fish were collected from a contaminated river in an Indiana, reporter David Rohn found that no one had been indicted, no fines or penalties had been paid, no trial had been set, and no one had stepped forward to take responsibility for one of the state's worst environmental disasters. One of the key enforcers who wasn't there was the federal government. With enforcement and staffing data drawn from TRACFED, Rohn documented in a major front-page article how federal prosecutors in Indiana ranked in the cellar when it came to bringing charges against serious environmental violators.

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