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Regulators, responders train for pipeline oil spill response

Regulators, responders train for pipeline oil spill response

PORTAGE | Save the Dunes and Enbridge Energy Partners LP partnered this week to train emergency responders in caring for wildlife in the case of an oil spill from an underground pipeline.

April 29, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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PUC team unveils high-tech disaster management system

PUC team unveils high-tech disaster management system

HAMMOND | A Purdue University professor and her students have partnered with local emergency responders to develop a state-of-the-art system for managing disasters using the 2008 Munster flood as a model.

December 04, 2013 7:14 pm Photos

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Lowell seeks solution to volunteer firefighter shortage

LOWELL | Some councilmen are hoping a planned meeting between the town and the trustees of West Creek, Cedar Creek and Eagle Creek will find answers for an increasingly strapped Volunteer Fire Department and ambulance service.

June 30, 2013 7:30 pm

Lowell looks to expand volunteer firefighter roster

LOWELL | Concerns about daytime emergency responses have prompted the Lowell Town Council to look at expanding the roster at the town's Volunteer Fire Department.

June 15, 2013 8:32 pm
Local responders learn from Joplin tornado experience

Local responders learn from Joplin tornado experience

VALPARAISO │ More than 400 emergency managers, first responders and community, school, health and hospital emergency planners attended a program Friday focusing on the study of mass trauma and recovery.

March 16, 2013 12:45 am Photos

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Griffith train tracking system could be lifesaver

GRIFFITH | The Town Council on Tuesday said emergency vehicles soon will track the location of trains along the former EJ&E Railroad tracks.

September 20, 2011 11:15 pm
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