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Hazardous Waste

Last hazardous waste collection scheduled for Aug. 9

PORTAGE | The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County will help Porter County residents dispose of their old pesticides, gasoline, CFLs and other products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable or reactive ingredients at the last household hazardous waste collection event o…

July 21, 2014 12:00 am

E-waste and hazardous waste collection on SE Side

CHICAGO | An e-waste and hazardous waste collection will take place from 8:30 to 11 a.m. June 7 at The Zone, 11731 S. Avenue O.

June 04, 2014 12:00 am

Lawmakers advancing proposals quickly in short legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS | As the Indiana General Assembly nears the midpoint of its 2014 session, the Republican-controlled House and Senate this week approved scores of legislative proposals that now go to the opposite chamber for further review.

January 31, 2014 2:00 pm Related

U.S. Steel to host meeting on hazardous waste management plan

U.S. Steel will conduct an open house next week on the storage and disposal of hazardous waste at the Gary Works site.

July 25, 2013 12:19 pm
County recycling districts offer different service levels

County recycling districts offer different service levels

With vastly differing budgets, the Lake County Solid Waste Management District and the Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction District are worlds apart in what they can offer people who recycle.

March 24, 2013 10:30 pm Photos

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Meeting on U.S. Steel's hazardous waste management planned

GARY | U.S. Steel and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are conducting an open house Thursday afternoon on hazardous waste storage and disposal at the Gary Works site.

March 15, 2013 12:00 am

Hazardous waste drop-off is scheduled Saturday in Hobart

HOBART | The Lake County Solid Waste Management District is sponsoring a hazardous waste disposal day Saturday in Hobart.

September 17, 2012 12:00 am
KATHY LUTHER: Become well grounded for groundwater protection

KATHY LUTHER: Become well grounded for groundwater protection

I’ve written a lot about stormwater runoff and ways to protect it. Today I’m thinking about the water underneath the ground and how the two are connected.

May 24, 2012 12:00 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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EDITORIAL: Dump the waiting for landfill cleanup

Now that the Gary Development Landfill has been added to the Superfund list of the nation's worst toxic properties, the Environmental Protection Agency's wheels have started turning. The cleanup will happen, sooner or later.

September 25, 2011 12:00 am

Household hazardous waste collected today at Griffith site

GRIFFITH | Lake County residents can bring their household hazardous waste to the Griffith Public Works center today for free.

June 11, 2011 11:44 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: IDEM marks 25 years of protecting Hoosiers

GUEST COMMENTARY: IDEM marks 25 years of protecting Hoosiers

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.

April 21, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Dump the inaction; clean up landfill

Northern Lake County is seen by some as toxic real estate. That notion is reinforced by the number of brownfields awaiting remediation.

March 11, 2011 12:00 am

Hammond holds Haz-Mat day on April 9 at recycling center

HAMMOND | Hammond's annual Hazardous Waste Collection Day is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 9.

January 25, 2011 12:00 am
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