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EDITORIAL: CNG isn't garbage fuel for trucks

EDITORIAL: CNG isn't garbage fuel for trucks

Hobart got its first garbage truck powered by compressed natural gas, thanks to a series of grants. This is a smart switch.

August 25, 2014 12:00 am
Hobart unveils county's first CNG-fueled garbage truck

Hobart unveils county's first CNG-fueled garbage truck

Region dignitaries gathered in Hobart on Monday morning to unveil Lake County's first compressed natural gas-powered garbage truck.

August 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hobart to unveil new CNG-powered garbage truck

HOBART | Hobart officials and representatives from South Shore Clean Cities are set to unveil the region's first compressed natural gas-powered garbage truck Monday.

August 14, 2014 1:36 pm

Six communities selected for Green Fleet program

MERRILLVILLE | Two local partners selected six Northwest Indiana communities for the Green Fleet program.

June 16, 2014 11:15 am

Clean Cities to host natural gas roundtable

CROWN POINT | South Shore Clean Cities is hosting a natural gas roundtable Wednesday aimed at bringing natural gas experts together to discuss the industry.

June 10, 2014 12:40 pm
Lake Co. marine unit boat gets eco-friendly upgrade

Lake Co. marine unit boat gets eco-friendly upgrade

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Sheriff's Department's Marine Unit is now operating its boat with 96 percent fewer emissions thanks to local and state grant funds.

May 02, 2014 2:00 pm
Study: Some biofuels less green than gasoline

Study: Some biofuels less green than gasoline

Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a new study said.

April 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Region breathing easier as air quality improves

Region breathing easier as air quality improves

Northwest Indiana has a reputation for poor air quality from heavy industry and auto emissions, but studies show the the region's emissions are improving.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
NIPSCO launching second phase of electric vehicle charging stations

NIPSCO launching second phase of electric vehicle charging stations

HOBART | Public entities interested in adding electric vehicle charging stations to their properties can apply for them through a NIPSCO program announced Tuesday.

February 18, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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New compressed natural gas station coming to Gary

GARY | Gary will soon have one of the largest compressed natural gas stations in the Midwest thanks to a partnership between U.S. Oil, Roehl Transport and H.M.D. Trucking.

October 30, 2013 10:30 am
WORK/AFTER WORK Meet the eco-preneurs Carl and Lorrie Lisek

WORK/AFTER WORK Meet the eco-preneurs Carl and Lorrie Lisek

People nationwide know husband and wife business partners Carl and Lorrie Lisek for their roles in promoting alternative fuel and vehicle use and as environmental consultants.

August 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Diesel emission reduction grant applications being accepted

South Shore Clean Cities is accepting applications for the BP - Cleaner Air Through Diesel Emissions Reduction grant program.

July 31, 2013 12:00 am

South Shore Clean Cities, BP to host grant program meeting

HAMMOND | South Shore Clean Cities, BP Oil Company and several environmental groups will host an informational meeting about the Cleaner Air through Diesel Emission Reductions grant program from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the Indiana Welcome Center, 7770 Corinne Drive.

May 22, 2013 12:00 am

Lunch and learn set for OTR diesel truck operators

MERRILLVILLE | South Shore Clean Cities, in partnership with EcoDual LLC, will host a lunch and learn for owners and operators of heavy duty over-the-road diesel trucks from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the Purdue Technology Center, 9800 Connecticut Drive.

May 15, 2013 3:05 pm

Local diesel emission reduction grants available

South Shore Clean Cities, BP's Whiting Refinery and a host of environmental groups are partnering to provide grants aimed at improving air quality in Lake County.

May 03, 2013 7:00 am

South Shore Clean Cities to promote clean diesel at event

HAMMOND | South Shore Clean Cities Inc. and the Indiana Clean Diesel Coalition have created events in northern Indiana to promote the use of clean diesel. Private and public entities that operate diesel fleets and related equipment that serve public needs are invited to attend.

April 27, 2013 2:49 pm
South Shore Clean Cities to promote clean diesel at event

South Shore Clean Cities to promote clean diesel at event

South Shore Clean Cities Inc. and the Indiana Clean Diesel Coalition have created events in northern Indiana to promote the use of clean diesel.

April 27, 2013 2:49 pm

Official: NWI ahead of the nation in alternative fuel use

Carl Lisek, executive director of South Shore Clean Cities, said Northwest Indiana already is leading the nation in reducing dependence on foreign oil.

March 16, 2013 12:00 am

Clean Cities hiring summer interns

MERRILLVILLE | The U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program is hiring up to 29 summer interns for positions across the nation, including Crown Point.

March 08, 2013 11:59 am

South Shore Clean Cities lauds partners, successes at annual meeting

HOBART| Carl Lisek thinks 2013 is going to be a big year for alternative fuels, not just in Indiana, but in the nation. 

February 12, 2013 1:50 pm
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