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Lake Co. marine unit boat gets eco-friendly upgrade

Lake Co. marine unit boat gets eco-friendly upgrade

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Sheriff's Department's Marine Unit is now operating its boat with 96 percent fewer emissions thanks to local and state grant funds.

May 02, 2014 2:00 pm

IDEM OKs BP wastewater permit requiring major mercury reductions

WHITING | The Indiana Department of Environmental Management issued its final ruling on a permit application for BP's Whiting Refinery, requiring the company to cut its mercury releases into Lake Michigan by more than half.

September 25, 2013 1:00 pm

Enbridge Line 6B project delayed until summer

The manager of a $1.9 billion project to build a new Enbridge Energy LP pipeline that spans four Indiana counties says the project will now likely not break ground until June.

December 24, 2012 12:00 am

Local group receives grant to fund alt-fuel vehicle study

MERRILLVILLE | South Shore Clean Cities is among a consortium of alternative-fuel groups from Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin awarded a $764,266 grant aimed at overcoming barriers to expanding alt-fuel vehicles in the Great Lakes.

December 06, 2012 1:04 pm

South Shore Clean Cities to host 2012 annual meeting

HOBART | Northern Indiana organizations that are promoting clean vehicle technologies and alternative fuels will be featured during the 2012 annual meeting of South Shore Clean Cities Inc. from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 14 at Avalon Manor Banquet Center, 3550 E. U.S. 30.

February 07, 2012 1:35 am
Feds: E.C. company illegally dumped hazardous waste in Hammond sewers

Feds: E.C. company illegally dumped hazardous waste in Hammond sewers

HAMMOND | The former district manager of the Hammond Sanitary District was among those indicted Thursday with conspiracy and felony violations to the Clean Water Act related to Tierra Environmental, an East Chicago company.

November 04, 2011 3:25 pm Photos

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Sampling for carp to begin in Chicago area

CHICAGO | The Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are set to begin rooting out heat-seeking Asian carp that have made it past the Chicago area's electric fish barrier system.

February 16, 2010 12:40 pm

Officials: Asian Carp DNA found in Chicago River

CHICAGO | The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says more DNA from the invasive Asian Carp has been found near Lake Michigan.

January 12, 2010 1:00 pm
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