INDIANAPOLIS | Military veterans who return or move to Indiana after completing their service are entitled to in-state college tuition under a new law signed last week by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
NEW YORK | Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau watches tape of the Nets and sees a confident team with an offense in rhythm.
Two regional facilities produce enough electricity to power several thousand homes, or offset municipal power bills by hundreds of thousands of dollars annually.
Let prospetive home buyers see for themselves that solar installations need not detract from the appearanc of a home. The DeSantis home in Milton, Massachusetts, sports an 8.4-kilowatt solar electric (photovoltaic or PV) system manufactured by Evergreen Solar of Marlboro, Massachusetts, and …
The 2.04-kilowatt grid-tied solar electric (photovoltaic or PV) system on the Edwards home in Colorado generates clean, carbon-free electricity. Generous utility and government rebates make PV systems affordable for many homeowners and builders in Colorado. Namaste Solar Electric of Boulder,…
Closing a landfill is not as simple as covering the garbage with dirt, planting grass, locking the gate and walking away.
A holiday present for Fido or Fluffy used to be an extra table scrap or a new squeeze toy. But as with gifts for their human counterparts, pet presents are becoming increasingly high-tech.
Something small is afoot. Backyard cottages — from 800-square-foot bungalows to Lilliputian studio cabins — are springing up behind houses in many cities, some of which have changed zoning laws to accommodate them.
The election campaigns brought a deluge of hypercharged political sound bites about environmental values even though there’s strong public support for cleaner air that’s healthier to breathe, cleaner water that’s safer to drink and enjoy for recreation, and fewer dangerous toxics in our comm…
East Chicago needs to stick to its guns on the new water filtration plant and not pay extra for a plant that fails to meet original specifications.
Two elections this year are already yielding global change. The first occurred last March, when Vladimir Putin was returned to the Russian presidency. The second came two months later, when Hoosier Republican voters tossed out U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar in favor of Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock.
A discarded small plane propeller. A sheet of clear glass. Combining those two items, Kathy Wirtz and her husband Jack Slubowski created not only a cocktail table for their great room but also the style—call it reclaimed industrial chic—for their riverfront home in the Hideaway at Harbor Sho…
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Mike Pence announced an "all of the above" state energy policy Tuesday, promising to fight federal regulations on Indiana's coal-fired power plants and embracing the possibility of nuclear power if he's elected governor.
Americans are becoming smarter energy consumers, according to a recent report from the Congressional Research Service.
ComEd has restored power to all customers affected by the severe storms that raced through Northern Illinois on Sunday, the utility said Friday morning.
While many factors contribute to the price we pay at the pump — discovery costs, taxes, refining and distribution, world politics, etc. — it's still largely an issue of supply and demand. There's limited oil supply. Global demand is growing. So the price climbs.
MERRILLVILLE | Borrowing a phrase from the card game of poker, college professor and business owner Eugene Smotkin is all in, literally.
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NIPSCO customers will get hit with their first charges for big environmental improvements at power plants in May but could actually realize overall savings on their monthly bills because of a rapid drop in fuel costs.
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