CHICAGO | Environmental activists based on the Southeast Side went out of the way to present the ugly underside of their home communities caused by more than a century of industrial pollution.
HAMMOND | Gary resident and property owner James Nowacki sees potential in the former Gary Development Landfill, but federal officials said the heavily polluted site needs to get cleaned up first.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann is defending Indiana's coal industry and coal-fired power plants from proposed federal regulations aimed at reducing air pollution primarily caused by coal use.
Two Northwest Indiana beaches ranked among the worst nationally in terms of water quality again.
A report by Environment America released Thursday ranks Indiana number one in the nation for toxic releases into waterways.
In this 2012 file photo provided by 5gyres.org, a sample of "microbeads" collected in eastern Lake Erie is shown on the face of a penny. Illinois environmentalists expecting a battle with business over a call for a ban on the tiny bits of plastic used in personal care products, found the ind…
EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago students returned Monday morning to Roxana Marsh to see the transformation of the property they helped revitalize two years ago.
HAMMOND | A Griffith man was sentenced Friday to two years on probation for discharging pollution through the Hammond Sanitary District's water treatment works without a permit.
The American Lung Association released a report ranking Northwest Indiana as the 16th most polluted area in the nation. The report looked at high ozone days and particle pollution.
SCHERERVILLE | Stakeholders do not have to choose between the environment and the economy, a federal representative told Lake County leaders Friday.
VALPARAISO | The city's air should be a little cleaner from now on thanks to a grant from the Federal Highway Administration's Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality program.
INDIANAPOLIS | The fate of Energizing Indiana, the 2-year-old statewide energy-efficiency program that helps homeowners and businesses reduce their energy use, is in the hands of Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
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…
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