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.
Dog lovers looking for ways to keep their furry friends entertained have a few more weeks to embark on a sailing adventure on Chicago's Lake Michigan.
VALPARAISO | The city and the Midwest Sculpture Initiative are teaming again to provide art lovers with a fresh batch of sculptures for the city's art walk.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is hosting a public hearing Thursday on draft permits for BP Products North America Inc.'s Whiting Refinery.
We want to make sure Northwest Indiana residents receive accurate information about Indiana’s efforts to address mercury and PCBs in our waterways.
A proposal by a Republican senator from Oklahoma could overturn U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to tighten mercury pollution standards for coal-fired power plants.
WHITING | BP's request for a variance in the amount of mercury the Whiting Refinery can discharge in its wastewater has been approved by the state.
EAST CHICAGO | A handful of environmentalists said Thursday they were pleased that BP would be required under a permit modification to evaluate new research technologies that could help the company reduce the amount of mercury its Whiting Refinery discharges in treated wastewater.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is hosting a Dec. 15 public hearing on the draft proposal it approved for the BP Whiting Refinery to deviate from current rules on how much mercury can be in its wastewater discharge.
WHITING | Environmentalists, community members and regulators have a message for BP: We'll be watching.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Life on Planet Mercury, also known as the Porter County Fair, was pretty sparse for the scheduled 4 p.m. opening Thursday. Either that or visitors were spontaneously combusting on the walk from the parking lot to the entrance gate.
HAMMOND | Local officials are unsure of how long hazardous mercury could have been left in patches along an alley in North Hammond.
The Terrence Karpowicz sculpture "Mercury" sits near the Valparaiso roundabout at Lincolnway and Sturdy Road. The sculpture was rented from the artist for $2,000.
"Mercury," a sculpture by Terrence Karpowicz, sits near the Valparaiso roundabout at Lincolnway and Sturdy Road.
Valparaiso - The Terrence Karpowicz sculpture "Mercury" sits near the Valparaiso roundabout at Lincolnway Avenue and Sturdy Road Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011. The sculpture was rented from the artist for $2,000.
About one in eight fish samples tested statewide had mercury that exceeded the recommended safety limit for human consumption, according to a study released Tuesday by the U.S. Geological Survey in partnership with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management.
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