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President Barack Obama recently announced his proposal for regulating coal, which is the centerpiece of his so-called climate change agenda.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finally revealed plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that could be devastating for Indiana.
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SCHERERVILLE | Stakeholders do not have to choose between the environment and the economy, a federal representative told Lake County leaders Friday.
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.
The oil spill at the BP Whiting Refinery may be as much as three times as large as first estimated.
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.
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.
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.
Steelmakers are designing new lightweight car parts so that car makers won't come up with designs that involve aluminum.
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.
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.
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