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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…
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.
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…
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.
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.
U.S. Steel will conduct an open house next week on the storage and disposal of hazardous waste at the Gary Works site.
Gary is launching a plan to redevelop northside neighborhoods, including by tearing down a long-vacant downtown hotel.
Gary is planning a new redevelopment project aimed at revitalizing neighborhoods throughout the city.
Scott Ireland and Diana Mally of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, shown last summer, 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 dred…
This U.S. Environmental Protection Agency map shows the sections into which the Grand Calumet River has been divided for cleanup projects.
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…
Dominion Energy has agreed to pay a $3.4 million civil penalty and spend about $9.8 million on environmental mitigation projects to resolve Clean Air Act violations in three locations, including its former State Line Energy plant in Hammond.
Gary/Chicago International Airport's runway expansion is intended to turn the airport into Northwest Indiana's economic engine. As the project nears completion, however, the escalating cost threatens to pollute the airport's future prospects.
VALPARAISO | The city's Utilities Board tabled a proposal Tuesday to hire consultants Black & Veatch to do a feasibility study and project design for a facility to compost treated sewage sludge.
The state of Indiana's overall health is not good, unless you happen to favor fat, lazy smokers.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is hosting a public hearing Thursday on draft permits for BP Products North America Inc.'s Whiting Refinery.
VALPARAISO | The city is working with Lake Station and Portage to apply for a $600,000 federal grant to check all three for potential brownfield sites.
Officials in three counties and an environmental conservation organization support the plan to replace Enbridge Energy Partners LP's aging Line 6B oil pipeline with a new state-of-the-art system.
Manufacturing company executives and energy management experts will be part of an Oct. 4 event in Burns Harbor discussing industrial energy management.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management's Office of Air Quality has decided to post notices of public hearings exclusively on its website and no longer in the media. In doing so, the agency has made the public's business much more difficult to follow.
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