The La Porte County Health Department released the following statement Wednesday regarding an environmental incident at the Meijer Gas Station in Michigan City:
“Local Health Departments are required by statue (IC 13- 23 – 16) to inform the public of the discovery of released regulated substances at an underground storage tank site or in the surrounding area under 329 IAC 9- 4 – 1 (1) or a pill or overfill under 329 IAC 9- 4 – 4 (a). The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) was notified on October 11, 2021, of such an incident from the owner or operator of the Meijer Gas Station #149 facility located at 5150 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN, 46360.
For Further information on the Leaking Underground Storage Tank program, please go to
Or contact the Indiana Department of Environmental Management at (317) 232- 8900 or by e-mail at LeakingUST@idem.IN.gov.”