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Ellspermann stands with Indiana coal

INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann is defending Indiana's coal industry and coal-fired power plants from proposed federal regulations aimed at reducing air pollution primarily caused by coal use.

July 24, 2014 5:30 pm
Pence seeks halt to federal pollution standards

Pence seeks halt to federal pollution standards

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is urging U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, and the other members of Indiana's congressional delegation, to use their "power of the purse" to deny funding for implementation of stricter power plant pollution standards.

July 10, 2014 4:20 pm Related
GUEST COMMENTARY: EPA coal restrictions will choke Indiana’s economy

GUEST COMMENTARY: EPA coal restrictions will choke Indiana’s economy

President Barack Obama recently announced his proposal for regulating coal, which is the centerpiece of his so-called climate change agenda.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am
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June 10, 2014 12:00 am
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June 08, 2014 12:00 am
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June 08, 2014 12:00 am

Alternative energy would lessen coal's footprint

Regarding The Times editorial easing Indiana away from coal and Tom Harris’ April 20 letter of a “war on coal,” I agree with the editorial, and scoff at the letter.

April 28, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Loosen coal's grip, but gradually

Kankakee Valley REMC CEO Dennis Weiss followed the standard line for Indiana utilities in seeking to protect coal-fired power plants, upon which the Indiana electrical grid leans heavily.

April 21, 2014 5:00 pm

Look at Ontario before shutting down power plants

Dennis Weiss, CEO of Kankakee Valley REMC, is right to be worried about electricity prices as the “war on coal” continues.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am

Coal is one of world's worst energy sources

Oppose “war on coal”? Is Kankakee Valley REMC serious? Must we become another China, protective breathing accessories becoming essential?

April 20, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: EPA regulations will cause energy bills to soar

GUEST COMMENTARY: EPA regulations will cause energy bills to soar

Energy bills are likely to be on the rise soon. You can send your “thank you” card to President Barack Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency. Since Congress failed to follow his request, the president turned to the EPA to perpetuate his administration’s attack on coal.

March 08, 2014 12:00 am
Michigan City Generating Station

Michigan City Generating Station

NIPSCO's coal-fired Michigan City Generating Station stands near the Washington Park marina on the Lake Michigan shoreline. NiSource net income for 2013 rose to $532.1 million as compared to $416.1 million in 2012, a 28 percent increase, according to the company. 

November 22, 2013 10:43 am

Report: Ind. among few states not past peak coal production

A report by a clean energy advocacy group claims Indiana is one of two states that is not past peak production for coal.

October 30, 2013 12:48 pm
Indiana lawmakers study prospects for nuclear power

Indiana lawmakers study prospects for nuclear power

INDIANAPOLIS | Could Indiana lead the way in the development of the second generation of nuclear power after being the only Midwest state to skip the first?

September 30, 2013 4:00 pm Related

Steelmaker, coke producer extend contract

EAST CHICAGO | An Indiana Harbor-based coke plant will continue to furnish the world's largest steelmaker with a raw material it needs to forge metal in East Chicago.

September 09, 2013 11:57 am

Support availability of coal for cheaper power

I urge you to support affordable coal-generated electricity and coal jobs.

August 11, 2013 12:00 am
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July 12, 2013 12:00 am

Proposed EPA coal regulation could hurt Indiana

New rules proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would compromise Indiana's capability to meet its energy needs efficiently and affordably. The new source performance standard is intended to lower coal energy production emissions. Instead, it could do the opposite.

June 18, 2013 12:00 am
State officials, industry bracing for new greenhouse gas ruling

State officials, industry bracing for new greenhouse gas ruling

The Obama administration's push for reducing emissions that fuel climate change have many in the environmental and energy sectors bracing for what may come next.

March 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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U.S. Steel eyeing completion of coke substitute project

Officials from United States Steel Corp. affirmed that modules expected to make an alternative to the steelmaking input coke will start production in Gary this year.

February 06, 2012 6:00 pm
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