The new owner of the shuttered State Line Energy plant in Hammond says he is not planning another industrial use for the lakefront site, but picturing boats, homes and bike paths.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state's environmental regulator told lawmakers Wednesday he fears new, impossible-to-meet federal pollution standards will overshadow the progress Indiana has made in improving air and water quality.
CHICAGO | People might picture steel mills as dirty, smoke-belching factories, but that's not the modern-day reality.
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?
MICHIGAN CITY | Operations are back to normal at the Michigan City NIPSCO generating station after a fire.
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.
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