A shipment of iron ore has made its way across the ice-choked Great Lakes to the Gary Works steel mill, where production will resume, although to a limited extent.
WHITING | Hazmat-suited crews worked Tuesday to clean up an oil spill that spread across 5,000 square feet of Lake Michigan after a Monday afternoon discharge from the BP Whiting Refinery.
Northwest Indiana has a reputation for poor air quality from heavy industry and auto emissions, but studies show the the region's emissions are improving.
HAMMOND | Midwestern Steel Fabricators was destroyed by a stubborn fire Monday night that had firefighters at the scene putting out hot spots some 12 hours later.
HAMMOND │ Dredging and disposing sediment from the Indiana Harbor and Canal is slated to continue for decades, according to a Tuesday presentation by the Purdue Water Institute and Department of Mechanical Engineering.
A friend asked me a few years ago where I picked up my political and social views. I told him that was easy, I generally changed the radio station or TV channel when someone started to give his or her opinion.
PORTAGE | Health risks caused by air pollution are not as bad as once believed, state officials said Thursday.
HAMMOND | A flash fire at a Hammond trucking company Saturday destroyed buildings and equipment and sent black smoke billowing, darkening the skies of Hammond and East Chicago.
HAMMOND | Motorists should see some relief at the gas pumps when the massive $4.2 billion modernization project at the BP Whiting Refinery is completed by the end of the year.
HAMMOND | Global energy consumption slowed significantly last year because of sluggish economic growth worldwide, but gas prices still remained at record highs.
PORTER | State officials said Tuesday they think they know the source of the substance found floating in Lake Michigan on Monday that closed beaches in Porter.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. | Ron Thacker only worked at Bloomington's UNARCO plant for a couple of years as a young man in the early 1950s, but it left an indelible imprint on his life — and his lungs.
WASHINGTON | U.S. industrial output rose in March as cold weather kept utilities busy generating heat and a surge in auto production helped offset broader weakness in manufacturing.
An observation point in the center of Magnitogorsk, Russia, provides a breathtaking view of the Ural River, with gray and orange smoke rising above the rows of pipes on the opposite bank.
CHICAGO | Members of assorted activist groups from across the city’s Southeast Side have decided they can be more successful in trying to protect the area’s environment if they work together.
Despite an uptick in the rate workers in the agricultural and health care sectors got sick or hurt on the job last year, the Indiana Department of Labor said Thursday the average for all industries around the state was flat from 2010.
CHICAGO | Gov. Pat Quinn used his veto power Friday to reject a bill that would have required utility companies to purchase a synthetic natural gas to be made at a proposed plant that was to be built in the East Side neighborhood.
NIPSCO is planning a number of community service events across northern Indiana to celebrate its 100th anniversary.
Actor Paul Newman is shown in the 1969 film "Winning."
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