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.
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.
MERRILLVILLE | Two local partners selected six Northwest Indiana communities for the Green Fleet program.
CROWN POINT | South Shore Clean Cities is hosting a natural gas roundtable Wednesday aimed at bringing natural gas experts together to discuss the industry.
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.
Wisconsin Clean Cities was honored Tuesday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with a 2014 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge award.
HOBART | Public entities interested in adding electric vehicle charging stations to their properties can apply for them through a NIPSCO program announced Tuesday.
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.
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.
Carl Lisek, executive director of South Shore Clean Cities, said Northwest Indiana already is leading the nation in reducing dependence on foreign 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.
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.
HOBART| Carl Lisek thinks 2013 is going to be a big year for alternative fuels, not just in Indiana, but in the nation.
MERRILLVILLE | South Shore Clean Cities will host six free webinars through April for anyone interested in learning more about alternative fuels.
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.
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.
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.
Offering perspective on today's issues
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.
Follow The Times
Purchase Tickets Here!
If you are considering dental implants then call Stevenson & Fairchild OMS. We have two offices to better serve you! (219) 462-9599 for Valparaiso and (219) 736-1401 for Merrillville.
Click here to find out more about dental implants and how they…
Click here to see new vehicle specials!
ANY NEW CIRCLE BUICK COMES WITH FREE MAINTENANCE!
Residential Tree Trimming? We Do That. Call Russell’s Tree Care Today!! Book Now for Jan or Feb & Get A 25% Discount.
Russell's Tree Care has proudly served the community since 198…
Why do you think President Obama's plane landed in Gary?