Hobart got its first garbage truck powered by compressed natural gas, thanks to a series of grants. This is a smart switch.
Region dignitaries gathered in Hobart on Monday morning to unveil Lake County's first compressed natural gas-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.
MERRILLVILLE | Two local partners selected six Northwest Indiana communities for the Green Fleet program.
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a new study said.
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.
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.
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.
After Valparaiso resident David Garfin finished whipping a white plug-in hybrid sedan around curves in Northfield, Ill., he wondered what took so long.
Ten local municipalities will be among 13 in the state to receive electric vehicles manufactured in Elkhart this week.
PORTAGE | Home builders and other advocates espoused the advantages of soy-based products and eco-friendly technology Thursday to community leaders during a program at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk.
Clean Cities is a U.S. Department of Energy partnership with industry designed to reduce petroleum consumption in the transportation sector. It advances the use of alternative fuels and vehicles, idle reduction technologies, hybrid electric vehicles, fuel blends and fuel economy.
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