WARSAW, Poland | European Union leaders meeting in Brussels to set their new greenhouse gas emissions plan are facing staunch opposition from coal-reliant Poland and other East European countries who say their economies would suffer from the new target.
PORTAGE | Representatives of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources went fishing in and around the Burns Waterway this week.
NIPSCO construction projects now revving up across northern Indiana promise to be second in scale only to the $3.8 billion BP Whiting refinery expansion completed last year.
NIPSCO's Mike Hooper gave The Times a tour of one of its electric modernization projects, which will upgrade its grid and improve reliability.
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.
My mother-in-law's July 11 death reinforced a few of my notions about life.
On June 2, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency fired the first shot in the war on carbon dioxide. According to the U.S. Energy Information Agency, 84 percent of Indiana’s electrical generation comes from coal-fired power plants. The new EPA rules will require Indiana to reduce our use …
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.
In Indiana, at least, it ain't easy being green.
President Barack Obama recently announced his proposal for regulating coal, which is the centerpiece of his so-called climate change agenda.
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NEW YORK | Electricity prices are probably on their way up across much of the U.S. as coal-fired plants, the dominant source of cheap power, shut down in response to environmental regulations and economic forces.
Power is expected to be restored Wednesday to the just over 100 NIPSCO residents who have been in the dark for more than 48 hours.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. | Danica Patrick added another May moment to cherish.
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.
The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission is launching a public comment period on energy efficiency programs following the passage of legislation pulling the plug on them at the end of this year.
INDIANAPOLIS | The fate of Energizing Indiana, the 2-year-old statewide energy-efficiency program that helps homeowners and businesses reduce their energy use, is in the hands of Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
The Indiana Legislature is rushing through a bill that would terminate the state’s successful energy efficiency program, even though an independent evaluation has shown the programs are saving ratepayers $2 in costs for every dollar spent on the programs.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled House voted 69-26 Wednesday to terminate Energizing Indiana, the statewide energy savings program that conducts home energy audits, provides new light bulbs and runs other energy efficiency programs.
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