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Indiana's air and water quality improvements may not be enough

Indiana's air and water quality improvements may not be enough

NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield is a coal-fired power plant. Thomas Easterly, commissioner of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, said on Wednesday that pending federal regulations will all-but ban coal-fired power plants.

October 30, 2013 12:30 pm
Industry ready for another productive year

Industry ready for another productive year

Work continues on a new stack, at NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer generating station in Wheatfield in this December 2011 photo. Construction projects at the plant were expected to generate more than 900 trade jobs. NIPSCO is investing about $500 million in environmental improvements at the plant.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am

Construction worker dies after fall at NIPSCO plant

A construction worker at NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield died after an accident at the power plant Tuesday morning.

December 04, 2012 12:20 pm
Major construction projects are major bright spots

Major construction projects are major bright spots

Work continues on a new stack, at left, Dec. 21 at NIPSCO's Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield.

December 21, 2011 1:33 pm
NIPSCO pollution control project reaches milestone

NIPSCO pollution control project reaches milestone

NIPSCO has begun operation of the first "scrubber" installed at the R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield, the first of $739 million in pollution control projects underway at electric generating stations.

December 21, 2011 1:33 pm
NIPSCO powers up for the future

NIPSCO powers up for the future

Shown is the heart of the "scrubber" project at NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer Generating Station, in Wheatfield, during construction. It's the first of $739 million in environmental projects underway at NIPSCO electric generating stations.

December 21, 2011 1:33 pm
State officials, industry bracing for new greenhouse gas ruling

State officials, industry bracing for new greenhouse gas ruling

NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield is a coal-fired power plant. The EPA is set to release new rules for greenhouse gas emissions from new power plants. Those rules are bringing increased attention to existing coal-fired power plants.

December 16, 2011 4:00 pm
NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield

NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield

Ironworkers prepare the base of a slurry tower that will be part of a new process to clean coal emissions at NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield.

December 06, 2011 3:10 pm
NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield

NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield

These fiberglass flue liners will be installed in one of the 499-foot stacks being built at NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield.

December 06, 2011 2:50 pm
NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield

NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield

A nearly 500-foot new fiberglass-lined stack sprouts between existing ones at NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield.

December 06, 2011 2:50 pm
NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield

NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield

Work continues on a new stack, left, at NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer generating station in Wheatfield. Construction projects at the plant are expected to eventually support more than 900 trade jobs as NIPSCO builds two 499-foot-tall stacks that will be lined with fiberglass to help reduce emission…

December 06, 2011 2:50 pm
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