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EDITORIAL: Severing sewers isn't money down drain

EDITORIAL: Severing sewers isn't money down drain

Combined sewer overflows are being identified as a potential source of sewage in the Little Calumet River. That shouldn't come as a big surprise.

June 20, 2014 5:45 pm

Griffith man, firm hit with fines, probation in Hammond pollution case

HAMMOND | A Griffith man and his environmental firm must pay $200,000 in restitution and fines for illegally dumping waste into region sewers, a federal judge ordered Friday.

March 14, 2014 8:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Hammond, neighboring towns should work through sewer contract without terse posturing

Tearing up a contract before its life is complete is rarely a good way to do business.

September 15, 2013 12:00 am

United Water wants federal suit tossed

HAMMOND | A contractor accused of breaking federal water protection laws said it committed no crimes and was following the government's requirements.

April 14, 2011 7:30 pm

Unilever could face fines for New Year's Eve fat discharge

HAMMOND | The Hammond Sanitary District is blaming Unilever Home & Personal Care Products for spitting 100,000 pounds of fat into Robertsdale sewers on New Year's Eve.

January 14, 2011 12:00 am

Unilever hires contractors to clean Robertsdale homes

HAMMOND | Unilever Home & Personal Care Products will fix damaged homes across from its Robertsdale factory after an ingredient in the soap it produces clogged pipes and sent sewage into basements.

January 05, 2011 3:30 pm Related

Hammond families still homeless after sewage backups

HAMMOND | At least six families remained homeless Saturday night after a mixture of a soap-like substance and raw sewage backed up into their Robertsdale homes on New Year's Eve.

January 02, 2011 12:00 am
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