HAMMOND | A Griffith man has pleaded guilty to discharging pollution through the Hammond Sanitary District's water treatment works without a permit, the U.S. attorney announced Friday.
NIPSCO is investing millions of dollars in pollution control equipment at its R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield and its Michigan City Generating Station. These projects will extend the life of these coal-fired plants while improving air quality.
HOBART | The special joint meeting of several Hobart boards set for Oct. 9 at City Hall, 414 Main St. has been postponed.
HIGHLAND | Town officials are suing the Hammond Sanitary District to avoid having the community's sewer costs triple.
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.
U.S. Steel will conduct an open house next week on the storage and disposal of hazardous waste at the Gary Works site.
Gary/Chicago International Airport's new board of directors will have a big mess to clean up, and not just the contaminated soil at the airport.
In the mid-1990s I was working for the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. Staff members there informed me they envisioned a long-term project to assess the environmental conditions of the Grand Calumet River from the state line to the Marquette Park lagoons and to restore the Gr…
Environmental regulators have told the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority it must undertake a costly project to haul away contaminated soils uncovered by its runway expansion.
Gary/Chicago International Airport's runway expansion is intended to turn the airport into Northwest Indiana's economic engine. As the project nears completion, however, the escalating cost threatens to pollute the airport's future prospects.
Toxic pollutants released in Cook County increased more than 25 percent between 2010 and 2011 compared to a national increase of about 8 percent, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels this week appointed two new members to the commission that oversees Little Calumet River levees in Lake County and reappointed two Valparaiso residents to other state boards.
CHICAGO | A group of environmentalists and artists say they know one way to draw attention to pollution in Midwest rivers: Put its garbage on display.
PORTER | Signs circled the room with the words "Oceans," "Rivers," "Glaciers" and "Clouds" at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore headquarters Saturday as educators learned how to teach about water.
New federal map for what to plant reflects warming
In regard to the negative letter from William Finik, of Valparaiso, regarding the Gary/Chicago International Airport, pollution appears in many forms. I have noticed the accidents caused by drugs and DUIs in Valpo. Also, coke and meth, and heroine addicts. I understand Porter County has a ve…
WHITING | Environmentalists, community members and regulators have a message for BP: We'll be watching.
EAST CHICAGO | The city is severing its financial ties with the state agency responsible for maintaining East Chicago's 13-mile canal system.
With all the attention being brought out about smoking causing cancer and other illnesses, what about all the other sources that contribute to ill health?
HAMMOND | The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking $2.4 million in fines from the Hammond Sanitary District for the discharge of pollutants and raw sewage into the Grand and Little Calumet rivers.
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