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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook area reports: domestic 1972
Year 1972, Volume 2 (1972)

Brown, Brinton C.
Indiana,   pp. 245-267 ff. PDF (2.4 MB)


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1971 
1972 ~ 
Change, 
percent 
Employment and labor force, annual average: 
   Total labor force thousands.. -   Unemployment do~.   Employment:    
 Manufacturing do.~...      Construction do......      Mining do~...    
 Transportation and public utilities do - - -      Wholesale and retail trade
do_..      Finance, insurance, and real estate do - - -      Services do.._
     Government do..~Personal income:   Total millions~.   Per capita   
                                 Construction activity: 
 Building permits: 
Value of authorized nonresidential construction millions Number of private
and public residential units authorized 
State highway commission contracts awarded millions Portland cement shipments
to and within Indiana 
 thousand short tons -Farm marketing receipts millions... 
Mineral production value do... 
2,171.0 
 121.6 
 683.3 
 76.5 
6.7 
100.7 
371.0 
 77.3 
 229.5 
 296.3 
$21,120 
 $4,027 
 $270.5 
 38,028 
 $151.0 
 1,727 
$1,742.1 
r $28L5 
2,224.4 
 109.4 
 708.3 
 81.6 
6.9 
100.9 
386.5 
 80.4 
 241.8 
 301.2 
$23,235 
 $4,391 
 $278.3 
 34,726 
e $150.0 
 1,793 
$1,960.7 
 $322.6 
+2.5 
—10.0 
+3.7 
+6.7 
+3.0 
+0.2 
+4.2 
+4.0 
+5.4 
+1.7 
+10.0 
+9.0 
+2.9 
—8.7 
—0.7 
+3.8 
+12.5 
+14.6 
Estimate. i Preliminary. Revised. 
 Sources: Survey of Current Business; Employment and Earnings; Farm Income
Situation; Construction Review; Area Trends in Employment and Unemployment;
Roads and Streets; and U.S. Bureau of Mines. 
248 
MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1972 
Table 2.—Value of mineral production in Indiana, by county 1—Continued
(Thousands) 
County 1971 
1972 
Minerals produced in 1972 in order of value 
Vigo  WWabash  WWarren  WWarrick  WWashington  WWayne  WWells  WWhite  W
$1,563 
 W 
 W 
46,751 
 W 
 W 
 W 
 W 
Sand and gravel, coal, stone. 
Stone, sand and gravel. 
Sand and gravel, peat. 
Coal, stone. 
Stone. 
Sand and gravel, stone. 
Stone, sand and gravel, peat. 
Stone. 
Whitley WUndistributed 2 r$218 ,430 
 W 
180,039 
Sand and gravel. 
Total8 ' $281,521 
322,608 
 Revised. W Withheld to avoid disclosing individual company confidential
data; included with "Undistributed". 
 1 The following counties are not listed because no production was reported:
Floyd, Ohio, Tipton, and Vanderburgh. 
 2 Includes value of petroleum, natural gas and mineral production that is
not assigned to specific counties plus values indicated by symbol W. 
 $ Data may not add to totals shown because of independent rounding. 
Table 3.—Indicators of Indiana business activity 
amends IC 1971, Title 13, by adding a new article (article 7) to provide
for creation of an 11-member Environmental Management Board to develop regulations,
set priorities and coordinate antipollution activities of State agencies;
specifies acts of pollution which are prohibited; and sets civil and criminal
penalties for acts of environmental pollution including daily fines for continuing
violations. 
2. Senate Bill 278, Public Law 98, amends 
IC 1971, 13—i, by adding a new chapter 
(10) to provide for filing of environmental 
impact statements on major projects of 
State agencies, and establishes an environ- 
mental policy for the State. 
3. House Bill 1108, Public Law 97, amends IC 1971, 13—1—5.5—2,3,
to limit phosphorus content of detergents sold or used in Indiana to 8.7%,
retroactive to Jan. 1, 1972; totally bans detergents containing phosphorus
as of Jan. 1, 1973, except that the ban shall not apply until after April
30, 1973, to detergents manufactured for use in machine dishwashers, etc.,
or any use in which the detergent runoff is arrested from reaching the natural
environment. 
4. Senate Bill 128, Public Law 177, amends IC 1971, 22—11 by adding
a new 


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