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GUEST COMMENTARY: EPA coal restrictions will choke Indiana’s economy

GUEST COMMENTARY: EPA coal restrictions will choke Indiana’s economy

President Barack Obama recently announced his proposal for regulating coal, which is the centerpiece of his so-called climate change agenda.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Energetic carbon rules would hurt Hoosiers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finally revealed plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that could be devastating for Indiana.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
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June 08, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Go with grain, shop local for fuel tank

GUEST COMMENTARY: Go with grain, shop local for fuel tank

We have all heard and seen the campaigns, advertisements and little stickers encouraging us to “shop local,” “buy local” or “shop small.” The evidence is overwhelming that when consumers spend their hard-earned dollars at a small, local business rather than in a big box or chain store you ar…

May 20, 2014 12:00 am
Feds tout Grand Calumet's environmental progress, economic potential

Feds tout Grand Calumet's environmental progress, economic potential

SCHERERVILLE | Stakeholders do not have to choose between the environment and the economy, a federal representative told Lake County leaders Friday.

May 09, 2014 8:03 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Loosen coal's grip, but gradually

Kankakee Valley REMC CEO Dennis Weiss followed the standard line for Indiana utilities in seeking to protect coal-fired power plants, upon which the Indiana electrical grid leans heavily.

April 21, 2014 5:00 pm
Estimated size of Lake Michigan oil spill grows again

Estimated size of Lake Michigan oil spill grows again

The oil spill at the BP Whiting Refinery may be as much as three times as large as first estimated.

March 27, 2014 5:30 pm
BP says majority of surface oil recovered after spill

BP says majority of surface oil recovered after spill

WHITING | After the second day of cleanup, crews have removed the "vast majority" of surface oil floating in a Lake Michigan cove after BP Whiting Refinery discharged as much as 756 gallons of crude into the Great Lake.

March 26, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: EPA regulations will cause energy bills to soar

GUEST COMMENTARY: EPA regulations will cause energy bills to soar

Energy bills are likely to be on the rise soon. You can send your “thank you” card to President Barack Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency. Since Congress failed to follow his request, the president turned to the EPA to perpetuate his administration’s attack on coal.

March 08, 2014 12:00 am
Mayor hints at big announcement, outlines progress

Mayor hints at big announcement, outlines progress

GARY | The White House plans to announce an unprecedented level of federal support for the city of Gary later this week, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson said.

January 13, 2014 2:20 pm Photos

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Steelmakers fighting to keep dominant grip on automotive market

Steelmakers fighting to keep dominant grip on automotive market

Steelmakers are designing new lightweight car parts so that car makers won't come up with designs that involve aluminum.

December 22, 2013 12:13 am Photos

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Hegewisch plant making a more fuel-efficient version of police cruiser

Hegewisch plant making a more fuel-efficient version of police cruiser

Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant in Hegewisch is making a new fuel-efficient version of its popular Police Interceptor sedan for officers who are not likely to get into high-speed chases.

December 14, 2013 11:30 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Chicago Southland is prepping for businesses

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Chicago Southland is prepping for businesses

For the past several years, the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association, in cooperation with the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corp., has placed a heavy emphasis on the Calumet manufacturing and logistics nexus. Our purpose has been to turn brownfields into jobs in the greate…

December 08, 2013 12:00 am
Grand Cal remediation projects moving forward

Grand Cal remediation projects moving forward

Turtles bask on tree trunks in the Roxanna Marsh this spring. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency worked to restore the native habitat at the marsh as part of a massive EPA project to bring back 13 miles of the Grand Calumet River.

September 24, 2013 12:00 pm
Grand Cal remediation projects moving forward

Grand Cal remediation projects moving forward

Scott Ireland and Diana Mally of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, shown in 2012, worked to restore the native habitat at Roxanna Marsh  as part of a massive EPA project to bring back 13 miles of the Grand Calumet River from the state line to U.S. Steel. The project involved dredging…

September 24, 2013 12:00 pm
What caused Mount Baldy sinkhole?

What caused Mount Baldy sinkhole?

MICHIGAN CITY | A month after 6-year-old Nathan Woessner was swallowed by a sinkhole, officials are still trying to figure out why it happened and if it could happen again.

August 12, 2013 2:00 pm Video Photos

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EDITORIAL: Razing Sheraton will be symbol of progress

The husk of the former Sheraton Hotel is a tall shadow of urban decay looming over the adjacent Gary City Hall. That hotel must come down.

July 26, 2013 12:00 am

U.S. Steel to host meeting on hazardous waste management plan

U.S. Steel will conduct an open house next week on the storage and disposal of hazardous waste at the Gary Works site.

July 25, 2013 12:19 pm
Gary to revitalize north side neighborhoods

Gary to revitalize north side neighborhoods

Gary is launching a plan to redevelop northside neighborhoods, including by tearing down a long-vacant downtown hotel.

July 20, 2013 5:45 pm Photos

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Gary to announce redevelopment project

Gary is planning a new redevelopment project aimed at revitalizing neighborhoods throughout the city.

July 18, 2013 2:12 pm
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