CHICAGO | More than 50 East Side residents crammed into the Wolfe Park Field house Thursday night to voice frustration with petroleum coke apparently seeping into their homes.
One of the main storm drains on my block is at the end of my driveway. Wednesday morning as I stood out in the extreme downpour, clearing branches and debris out of this drain to allow the water to clear, I was reminded of a conversation with a region resident complaining about their stormwater fee.
NIPSCO has submitted an application to state regulators to operate a voluntary program allowing customers to purchase "green" electricity.
Heidi Ghasi, from RecycledGranite.com, works a display booth Saturday at the Hammond Environmental Regional Expo at the Jean Shepherd Community Center. The business takes granite that has been discarded, and puts it to use in a variety of different ways. About 25 booths included information …
Douwe Groen, 4, of Hammond, waits to show Hammond's electric car "Sparky" to his family Saturday during the Hammond Environmental Regional Expo at the Jean Shepherd Community Center. Made from recycled plastic and steel, the battery-powered vehicle can travel about 100 miles on a full charge…
MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Environmental Committee meeting scheduled at 2 p.m. Thursday has been canceled.
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Keep costs contained: Holes in your ductwork, insulation or building envelope make it easy for conditioned air to escape. Patch them up to save on heating and cooling.
Insulate yourself from high air conditioning costs by double-checking that every nook and cranny, including attics and crawlspaces, is blanketed in insulation.
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