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EDITORIAL: CNG isn't garbage fuel for trucks

EDITORIAL: CNG isn't garbage fuel for trucks

Hobart got its first garbage truck powered by compressed natural gas, thanks to a series of grants. This is a smart switch.

August 25, 2014 12:00 am
Hobart unveils county's first CNG-fueled garbage truck

Hobart unveils county's first CNG-fueled garbage truck

The City of Hobart unveiled the first Lake County garbage truck powered by compressed natural gas Monday at the Hobart Sanitation Department.

August 18, 2014 12:52 pm
Hobart unveils county's first CNG-fueled garbage truck

Hobart unveils county's first CNG-fueled garbage truck

Carl Lisek, executive director of South Shore Clean Cities, talks Monday about the City of Hobart's new garbage truck powered exclusively by compressed natural gas at the Hobart Sanitation Department.

August 18, 2014 12:48 pm
Hobart unveils county's first CNG-fueled garbage truck

Hobart unveils county's first CNG-fueled garbage truck

Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor, left , talks about the the City of Hobart's acquisition of a garbage truck powered by compressed natural gas, the first in Lake County, Monday at the Hobart Sanitation Department. With him is John Dubach, director of public works.

August 18, 2014 12:44 pm

Portage board approves paying for trash trucks

PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Friday approved paying for two new automated trash trucks, even though the city doesn't quite have the financing in place.

May 03, 2014 12:00 am

Portage opens bids for automated trash trucks

PORTAGE | The Board of Works opened bids Tuesday for the purchase of two fully-automated trash/recycling trucks.

December 17, 2013 7:30 pm

Portage to order two more automated trash trucks

PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Monday approved seeking bids for two more automated trash trucks.

October 28, 2013 2:15 pm

Portage seeks bids for new street/sanitation equipment

PORTAGE | The streets and sanitation department was given approval by the Board of Works this week to seek bids on five new pieces of equipment.

December 12, 2012 12:00 am

Portage committee approves settlement against city, halting lawsuit

PORTAGE | The Advisory Claims Committee on Wednesday approved a settlement to head off a lawsuit against the city.

November 09, 2012 12:00 am

Meetings to explain trash pick-up changes

PORTAGE | The city will launch its educational campaign Sept. 13 to explain changes in trash and recycling pick-up.

September 06, 2012 12:54 pm

Automated trash pickup moves step closer

PORTAGE | After a few delays, the Board of Works on Monday approved a five-year contract with Republic Services of Chesterton as the city's waste hauler, making automated trash and recycling one step closer to reality.

August 14, 2012 12:00 am

Hammond motorist, 60, dies after vehicle hits garbage truck

HAMMOND | A Hammond man died after the vehicle he was driving hit a parked garbage truck around noon Wednesday, according to police.

December 15, 2010 5:50 pm
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