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KCBX: U.S. EPA analysis shows no pet coke traces

CHICAGO | The Environmental Protection Agency is conducting tests of furnace filters from the East Side and South Deering neighborhoods for pollutants in the air, and has yet to find any petroleum coke.

August 29, 2014 6:30 pm
Malfunction at BP Whiting Refinery sends oil into Lake Michigan

Malfunction at BP Whiting Refinery sends oil into Lake Michigan

WHITING | Hazmat-suited crews worked Tuesday to clean up an oil spill that spread across 5,000 square feet of Lake Michigan after a Monday afternoon discharge from the BP Whiting Refinery.

March 25, 2014 6:56 pm Video 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

Indiana to continue setting own environmental laws

INDIANAPOLIS | A House-approved proposal declaring that Indiana environmental laws "may not be more stringent than" federal law did not advance out of a Senate committee Monday, likely killing the measure for the year.

February 24, 2014 12:30 pm

EPA: Lime plant fined $350K over Chicago dust pollution

CHICAGO | The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says a lime manufacturer will pay a $350,000 fine and pay to replace house windows in a South Side Chicago neighborhood to settle complaints over dust pollution.

August 08, 2012 7:04 pm
Indiana to sue EPA over Lake, Porter ozone status

Indiana to sue EPA over Lake, Porter ozone status

Gov. Mitch Daniels and Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced Thursday the state's intention to sue the Environmental Protection Agency in an effort to have Lake and Porter counties returned to Clean Air Act compliance for ozone.

July 19, 2012 5:00 pm Related
Indiana to sue EPA over Lake, Porter ozone status

Indiana to sue EPA over Lake, Porter ozone status

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller discusses legal action Thursday regarding the ozone nonattainment designation of Lake and Porter counties.

July 19, 2012 3:54 pm
ArcelorMittal nets environment, energy efficiency award

ArcelorMittal nets environment, energy efficiency award

Steel production facilities in East Chicago and Burns Harbor helped ArcelorMittal win a national award for its energy management efforts and commitment to energy efficiency.

April 16, 2012 2:30 pm Photos

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