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VALPARAISO | The public works department needs to find a way to get rid of 30 years of accumulated street sweepings.
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…
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.
VALPARAISO | When they aren't plowing fresh snow from the streets, Valparaiso city crews are pushing back the old snow or hauling it away to make room for the next storm.
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.
Joe Exl, a senior water resource planner with NIRPC, talks to community members about a project to improve water quality and restore aquatic habitats in the Deep River-Portage Burns Waterway Watershed during a meeting at the Hobart Community Center.
HAMMOND | Stakeholders gathered Friday at Purdue University Calumet for a seminar on the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern, touting successes on what was once deemed "the filthiest stream in the world."
INDIANAPOLIS | The state's environmental regulator told lawmakers Wednesday he fears new, impossible-to-meet federal pollution standards will overshadow the progress Indiana has made in improving air and water quality.
WHITING | The Indiana Department of Environmental Management issued its final ruling on a permit application for BP's Whiting Refinery, requiring the company to cut its mercury releases into Lake Michigan by more than half.
HAMMOND | Environmental investigators have not nailed down the source of glittery material that appeared this weekend in Hammond's Robertsdale neighborhood.
HAMMOND | Officials continue searching for the source of the silver and glittery materials found in Northwest Indiana.
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management are joining forces for the 2013 Indiana Environmental Management Conference Oct. 15 and 16.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is warning of high ozone levels Tuesday that could cause health problems for children, the elderly and those with respiratory difficulties.
Apparently it's OK to breathe again in Northwest Indiana. But don't make a habit of it.
GARY | Pollution at the Gary/Chicago International Airport will end up in a landfill in Newton County, after a massive undertaking that will require a fleet of trucks to make three round trips a day. Sixty trucks soon will haul off the worse-than-anticipated ground pollution that has delaye…
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.
PORTAGE | Health risks caused by air pollution are not as bad as once believed, state officials said Thursday.
Ozone levels are expected to be in the unhealthy for sensitive groups range Tuesday, according to the Indiana Department of Environmental Management.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is warning of high ozone levels Monday that could cause health problems for children, the elderly and those with respiratory difficulties.
Findings are pending on sources of substances found floating on two local waterways. State and federal agencies cite ongoing lab analysis and reduced resources due to federal sequestration as reasons for the delays.
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