WHITING | Sharon Warnecke is a woman of firsts.
The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority on Monday approved an historic 40-year privatization deal for development and airfield operations at the lightly-used airport.
WHITING | The BP Whiting Refinery is giving 10 Lake County organizations grants they can use to reduce emissions, such as by using alternative fuels.
Stephan Wanger was lately in Natchitoches, Louisiana discussing a Bead Town promotion in honor of the city’s status as the oldest city in the Louisiana Purchase. Natchitoches was established in 1714 by Louis Juchereau de St. Denis, who diplomatically named the town after a local Indian tribe…
After billions in investment and years of construction that brought thousands of workers to the BP Whiting Refinery, the energy company has marked the final major milestone of its $4.2 billion upgrade to its Whiting facility.
A new owner has bought a large chunk of the former State Line Energy plant property in Hammond, including the historic Art Deco generating station where workers burned coal to produce electricity for more than eight decades.
A Chicago law firm has filed a class action lawsuit against BP, Hammond-based Beemsterboer Slag Corp. and three other companies over the petroleum coke that has been stored along the Calumet River.
MERRILLVILLE | About 30 hard hat-clad work crews have been mucking through mud throughout Northwest Indiana over the past few months while installing a $1.5 billion pipeline that will carry crude oil from Canada and the Dakotas to Midwestern refineries, including the BP facility in Whiting.
MUNSTER | BP crews are working on a pipeline as part of a hydro test near the intersection of Apple Blossom Court and Windfield Drive.
A hearty group of people turned out in the cold and blustery conditions Wednesday afternoon at Wolf Lake to witness and take part in the release of 3,700 walleye fingerlings.
DYER | A breach of a BP pipeline during testing Thursday forced the closure of Northgate Park, town officials said.
INDIANAPOLIS | The owner of a central Indiana bar was the winning bidder for one of the six new alcohol sale permits designated for Whiting lakefront restaurants.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission on Nov. 1 will auction six new alcohol sale permits for Whiting lakefront restaurants, but Mayor Joe Stahura isn't expecting any bidders. For now.
For more than three years Tom Clark has waited for a call from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency telling him to bring his batch of bugs to the Gulf Coast to clean up the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
WHITING | The Indiana Department of Environmental Management issued its final ruling on a permit application for BP's Whiting Refinery, requiring the company to cut its mercury releases into Lake Michigan by more than half.
About 7,000 tradesman are still working on the BP Whiting Refinery project, or about half as many as had been employed during the peak of the construction.
MUNSTER | A symbolic groundbreaking Thursday for the new Hilton Homewood Suites Extended Stay Hotel signaled the start of major development in the northwest section of the Lake Business Center.
Longshoremen unload pieces of the world's most powerful crawler crane from a ship in summer 2012 at the Port of Indiana in Portage. Legislators are studying whether Northwest Indiana needs a second port.
Years ago, Northwest Indiana residents could get out of high school and find work at a mill or on the factory floor.
A federal agency has approved the the first Indiana segment of a pipeline that will pass through the region while carrying Canadian crude oil to Midwestern refineries.
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