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$8.2 million settlement in Beta Steel explosion

VALPARAISO | An $8.2 million settlement has been reached in the wake of a Jan. 7, 2010, explosion at the former Beta Steel plant in Portage that left one man dead and another severely injured.

December 26, 2013 11:25 am
Indiana appeals court rejects Beta Steel ownership claim

Indiana appeals court rejects Beta Steel ownership claim

The Indiana Court of Appeals has rejected a partial ownership claim for a Portage steel mill made by a son of the late Greek entrepreneur who founded Beta Steel.

November 03, 2013 8:37 pm Related

Portage mayor asks port to pay for city services

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Port Commission didn't cut a check Thursday after Portage Mayor James Snyder argued the Port of Indiana should pay for city-provided police and fire service, but they didn't rule out doing it someday.

February 21, 2013 6:45 pm

NIPSCO settlement calls for electric rate hike

NIPSCO and a number of consumer groups have reached a settlement in the utility's marathon electric rate case that would limit the hike in a typical residential customer's bill to 4.5 percent.

July 19, 2011 11:00 am

NIPSCO settlement calls for 4.5 percent electric rate hike

NIPSCO and a number of consumer groups have reached a settlement in the utility's marathon electric rate case that would limit the hike in a typical residential customer's bill to 4.5 percent.

July 19, 2011 11:00 am

NIPSCO and Beta Steel reach settlement

NIPSCO and one of its largest industrial customers have reached a settlement agreement over electric rates, which the utility hopes can serve as a model in its current electric rate case.

March 07, 2011 1:03 pm
Region families, friends struggle with loss of loved ones killed on the job

Region families, friends struggle with loss of loved ones killed on the job

Bill Miller's stepson and Ava Miller's son, Mario Ortiz, 25, was among those killed in a 1996 explosion at Beta Steel. "He was too good for this earth. That's why he's not here," Ava Miller said of her son. "God needed another angel."

September 03, 2010 9:57 pm
Explosion at Beta Steel kills 1, injures 4

Explosion at Beta Steel kills 1, injures 4

PORTAGE | An explosion Thursday in the Beta Steel plant's furnace area in Portage killed one man and injured four others, Portage Fire Chief Bill Lundy said.

January 08, 2010 12:15 am Photos

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Explosion reported at Beta Steel in Portage

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January 07, 2010 8:46 pm
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