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Alternative Fuels

Hobart to unveil new CNG-powered garbage truck

HOBART | Hobart officials and representatives from South Shore Clean Cities are set to unveil the region's first compressed natural gas-powered garbage truck Monday.

August 14, 2014 1:36 pm

Legislature meets to correct errors in new laws

INDIANAPOLIS | State legislators interrupted their summer breaks Tuesday for an unprecedented one-day session to correct errors and omissions in several new laws before they take effect July 1.

June 17, 2014 6:00 pm

Six communities selected for Green Fleet program

MERRILLVILLE | Two local partners selected six Northwest Indiana communities for the Green Fleet program.

June 16, 2014 11:15 am

Clean Cities to host natural gas roundtable

CROWN POINT | South Shore Clean Cities is hosting a natural gas roundtable Wednesday aimed at bringing natural gas experts together to discuss the industry.

June 10, 2014 12:40 pm

Legislature to hold one-day technical corrections meeting

INDIANAPOLIS | The General Assembly will convene June 17 for an extraordinary one-day technical session to correct recently spotted drafting errors in the state's criminal code reforms and a new tax law.

May 14, 2014 4:39 pm

Locally-managed Clean Cities program lauded by EPA

Wisconsin Clean Cities was honored Tuesday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with a 2014 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge award.

April 24, 2014 6:30 am
NIPSCO launching second phase of electric vehicle charging stations

NIPSCO launching second phase of electric vehicle charging stations

HOBART | Public entities interested in adding electric vehicle charging stations to their properties can apply for them through a NIPSCO program announced Tuesday.

February 18, 2014 3:00 pm Photos


New compressed natural gas station coming to Gary

GARY | Gary will soon have one of the largest compressed natural gas stations in the Midwest thanks to a partnership between U.S. Oil, Roehl Transport and H.M.D. Trucking.

October 30, 2013 10:30 am
WORK/AFTER WORK Meet the eco-preneurs Carl and Lorrie Lisek

WORK/AFTER WORK Meet the eco-preneurs Carl and Lorrie Lisek

People nationwide know husband and wife business partners Carl and Lorrie Lisek for their roles in promoting alternative fuel and vehicle use and as environmental consultants.

August 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos


Official: NWI ahead of the nation in alternative fuel use

Carl Lisek, executive director of South Shore Clean Cities, said Northwest Indiana already is leading the nation in reducing dependence on foreign oil.

March 16, 2013 12:00 am

Obama says U.S. must shift cars, trucks off of oil

LEMONT, Ill. | Envisioning cars that can go "coast to coast without using a drop of oil," President Barack Obama on Friday urged Congress to authorize spending $2 billion over the next decade to expand research into electric cars and biofuels to wean automobiles off gasoline.

March 15, 2013 11:51 pm Related

Clean Cities hiring summer interns

MERRILLVILLE | The U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program is hiring up to 29 summer interns for positions across the nation, including Crown Point.

March 08, 2013 11:59 am

South Shore Clean Cities lauds partners, successes at annual meeting

HOBART| Carl Lisek thinks 2013 is going to be a big year for alternative fuels, not just in Indiana, but in the nation. 

February 12, 2013 1:50 pm

Clean Cities to host webinars on alternative fuels

MERRILLVILLE | South Shore Clean Cities will host six free webinars through April for anyone interested in learning more about alternative fuels.

January 15, 2013 9:09 am

Local group receives grant to fund alt-fuel vehicle study

MERRILLVILLE | South Shore Clean Cities is among a consortium of alternative-fuel groups from Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin awarded a $764,266 grant aimed at overcoming barriers to expanding alt-fuel vehicles in the Great Lakes.

December 06, 2012 1:04 pm

Bloom High School Odyssey event promotes alternative fuel vehicles

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Bloom Township High School District 206 celebrated using alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles, promoting clean technology, and reducing the nation’s energy dependence during its National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day Odyssey event.

November 07, 2012 12:00 am

No need to pack a bag for vacation day in Whiting

Make plans now to spend Aug. 25 in Whiting for tons of creative reasons. There are events that will appeal to all in the family, and you'll swear you spent the day at some vacation area far, far away.

August 16, 2012 12:00 am
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April 25, 2012 12:00 am

Florida trash-to-ethanol plant obtains air permit

A planned waste-to-ethanol plant in Florida – which an Indiana company expects to use as a model for a similar facility in Lake County – has received a crucial environmental permit.

September 04, 2010 12:00 am Related
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