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Recently, The Times Editorial Board came out in opposition to House Bill 1143, which is more commonly known as the “no more stringent than” environmental bill. This proposed legislation would prohibit the Indiana Environmental Rules Board from adopting a rule or standard that is more stringe…
INDIANAPOLIS | A House-approved proposal declaring that Indiana environmental laws "may not be more stringent than" federal law did not advance out of a Senate committee Monday, likely killing the measure for the year.
Even as Chicago and Illinois talk about their legacy costs, meaning overly generous public pensions, Gary and Calumet Township are dealing with their own legacy of past poor decisions.
Few words inspire such a literal holding of noses as the word "landfill."
LAKE STATION | The Lake Station City Council is moving toward cleanup of the old municipal/police complex off Ind. 51 and Central Avenue.
For more than three years Tom Clark has waited for a call from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency telling him to bring his batch of bugs to the Gulf Coast to clean up the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
This is my last column for The Times as I end my time at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and retire from the National Park Service.
VALPARAISO | An information technology company plans to launch a cloud computing-based data service for health care providers, but the taxes on computer servers are higher in Indiana than in most surrounding states.
EPA, HUD, DOT and City of Gary Kick Off Partnership for Sustainable Communities Redevelopment Initiative
GARY | Leaders from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the U.S. Department of Transportation today joined Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson at the Genesis Convention Center in Gary, Indiana, to announce a new redevelopment initiative …
SOUTH HAVEN | South Haven Water Works Inc. has agreed to pay $254,250 to settle violations of its consent decree with the Environmental Protection Agency, federal court records state.
CHICAGO | A man was linked to thefts from the Environmental Protection Agency's Chicago office after calling a help line for the manufacturer of a stolen laptop, police said.
GARY | A diverse group of partners gathered Tuesday to announce a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop green stormwater management practices in Marquette Park.
Commode, can, the Oval Office, and the Super Bowl. Throne, pot, loo, John. The royal flush.
The Indiana Association of Manufacturers said Tuesday that Indiana companies will have to spend $7.3 billion on upfront capital expenditures and $1.2 billion annually to comply with three proposed federal environmental rules impacting air emissions, water use and the disposal of coal ash.
HAMMOND | Leaders from the BP Whiting Refinery and two environmental justice groups said Thursday they reached a deal to expand pollutant monitoring provisions beyond the requirements from a consent decree filed in federal court earlier this year.
PORTAGE | The National Park Service will host a public meeting Oct. 23 on a plan to restore eroding beaches at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The meeting will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at Woodland Park, 2100 Willowcreek Road.
How many times did you have to stick your hand into a fire to figure out that it would burn you? Once, maybe twice if you’re on the slow side? In 2008 America voted for “Change”. In that moment we also sowed the seeds of progressivism, just as we had done countless times before. The harvest …
INDIANAPOLIS | The commissioner of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management is reaching out to Hoosier members of Congress trying to overturn a ruling that Northwest Indiana's air quality does not meet federal standards.
HAMMOND | U.S. Steel Corp. has been hit with a federal lawsuit claiming the company violated the Clean Air Act at three Midwest facilities -- including Gary Works.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be hosting a public information meeting July 25 on the U.S. Smelter & Lead Refinery Superfund site in East Chicago.
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