The south suburbs will become a little greener this year thanks to an effort by the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association and its partners to plan, promote, and construct green infrastructure throughout the region.
Combined sewer overflows are being identified as a potential source of sewage in the Little Calumet River. That shouldn't come as a big surprise.
HOBART | Plans are going forward toward adding a sewer line and regional lift station to the final phase of the 61st Avenue improvement project, City Engineer Phil Gralik said.
HOBART | There will be a special joint meeting of several Hobart boards at 6 p.m. Oct. 9 at City Hall, 414 Main St.
Strong odors have been wafting from the Cargill plant in Hammond as the result of an issue with the facility's wastewater treatment plant.
CROWN POINT | The proposed south county Illiana Expressway could carry a benefit beyond an expected relief valve for heavy region traffic, Lake County's surveyor said Tuesday.
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Indiana recently approved an $11 million Indiana Drinking Water State Revolving Fund low-interest loan to Lake Station in 2013 to improve the city's aging water distribution system, including the addition of the new 2 million-gallon-per-day drinking water treatment plant, which the City Coun…
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is hosting a public hearing Thursday on draft permits for BP Products North America Inc.'s Whiting Refinery.
HOBART | Officials held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday to mark the start of the Ash Street drainage improvement project.
Last fall, Washington, D.C. kicked off its largest public works project in more than 40 years, and we are envious. The project cuts 16 miles of underground tunnels to prevent overflow sewage and stormwater from running into the Potomac River. They understand the river is not a cesspool, but …
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is hosting a Dec. 15 public hearing on the draft proposal it approved for the BP Whiting Refinery to deviate from current rules on how much mercury can be in its wastewater discharge.
WHITING | Environmentalists, community members and regulators have a message for BP: We'll be watching.
HAMMOND | Scientists at Purdue University Calumet and the Argonne National Laboratory will present findings of a multiyear study Tuesday on the most effective technologies to remove heavy metals from wastewater discharges into Lake Michigan.
This year as we observe the 42nd Earth Day, another milestone occurs as we celebrate the Indiana Department of Environmental Management's 25th anniversary. Much has happened in the years since IDEM was created in 1986.
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