Clean Air Act
HAMMOND | LaPorte County does not meet the federal Clean Air Act for ozone pollution, Indiana's top environmental official said Thursday.
PORTAGE | Indiana's lawsuit against the U.S. EPA over Lake and Porter counties not meeting Clean Air Act rules for ozone could take years to resolve, the head of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management said Thursday.
GARY | The city on Tuesday pledged support to the Center for Biological Diversity's national Clean Air Cities campaign, urging federal officials to take action on global warming.
HAMMOND | U.S. Steel Corp. has been hit with a federal lawsuit claiming the company violated the Clean Air Act at three Midwest facilities -- including Gary Works.
CHICAGO | The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is responding to Indiana's lawsuit against the agency seeking to remove Lake and Porter counties from the Chicago regional ozone monitoring network.
Gov. Mitch Daniels and Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced Thursday the state's intention to sue the Environmental Protection Agency in an effort to have Lake and Porter counties returned to Clean Air Act compliance for ozone.
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller discusses legal action Thursday regarding the ozone nonattainment designation of Lake and Porter counties.
A BP PLC subsidiary has agreed to spend more than $400 million to upgrade environmental controls at its Whiting Refinery and pay $8 million in civil fines in a settlement announced Wednesday to resolve violations of the Clean Air Act and other laws.
The State Line Energy power plant will shut down at the end of next year rather than be retrofitted with pollution control equipment.
The U.S. EPA and NIPSCO have reached a settlement involving alleged violations of the Clean Air Act that mandates the installation of $600 million in pollution control equipment at power plants and $9.5 million more for environmental projects across the region.
Hammond's Jupiter Aluminum Corp. will pay $664,000 in a settlement over disputed technical violations of a federal consent decree, according to federal court filings last week.
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