Northwest Indiana has a reputation for poor air quality from heavy industry and auto emissions, but studies show the the region's emissions are improving.
VALPARAISO | The city's air should be a little cleaner from now on thanks to a grant from the Federal Highway Administration's Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality program.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state's environmental regulator told lawmakers Wednesday he fears new, impossible-to-meet federal pollution standards will overshadow the progress Indiana has made in improving air and water quality.
PORTAGE | Health risks caused by air pollution are not as bad as once believed, state officials said Thursday.
South Shore Clean Cities is accepting applications for the BP - Cleaner Air Through Diesel Emissions Reduction grant program.
The Hoosier Environmental Council is leading a grant-funded pilot project in Gary aimed at empowering residents affected by pollution there.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is warning of high ozone levels Monday that could cause health problems for children, the elderly and those with respiratory difficulties.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is warning of high ozone levels Tuesday that could cause health problems for children, the elderly and those with respiratory difficulties.
HAMMOND | A local environmental justice group and a California-based organization gathered Tuesday to teach residents living near BP's Whiting Refinery how to read air quality monitors to be installed there next year.
HAMMOND | A local environmental justice group is hosting two seminars next week aimed at teaching stakeholders how to access and analyze data from air quality monitors set to be installed at BP Whiting Refinery next year.
HAMMOND | LaPorte County does not meet the federal Clean Air Act for ozone pollution, Indiana's top environmental official said Thursday.
The Obama administration's push for reducing emissions that fuel climate change have many in the environmental and energy sectors bracing for what may come next.
CHICAGO | High school students in the Chicago area have a few more weeks to get entries in for a contest to produce a public service announcement on the importance of improving the city's air quality.
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter reacts after giving up a triple to San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt on Sunday in San Francisco.
San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval hits an RBI single during the second inning of Game 6 of the National League championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday in San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO | Chris Carpenter walked off the mound, and the fans cheered. Giants fans, that is.
On Oct. 9, the Quality of Life Indicators Report was released. An excellent tool for initiating dialogue, the report has shown time after time, it truly can be difficult to measure perceptions related to the 10 indicators. It is that challenge I would like to ask you to help us address.
Something needs to be done about all the "Air Quality Action Alerts" we had this summer. Despite all the alerts, I have yet to see any quality air around here.
Environmental agencies in Indiana are warning of continued high ozone levels Friday that could cause health problems for children, the elderly and those with respiratory conditions.
INDIANAPOLIS | The commissioner of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management is reaching out to Hoosier members of Congress trying to overturn a ruling that Northwest Indiana's air quality does not meet federal standards.
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