INDIANAPOLIS | Several legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers, and other measures set to affect the region, received final approval Wednesday by the Republican-controlled General Assembly.
HAMMOND | The mayor is vowing that new business growth in Griffith, Highland and Whiting will remain in the toilet until those municipalities resolve their sewer rate dispute with Hammond.
HIGHLAND | Town officials are suing the Hammond Sanitary District to avoid having the community's sewer costs triple.
Tearing up a contract before its life is complete is rarely a good way to do business.
GRIFFITH | The Town Council on Tuesday said it will fight a move by the Hammond Sanitary District to cancel an existing contract for handling Griffith's wastewater.
HAMMOND | The city is putting new pressure on Griffith, Highland and Whiting to pay more for the wastewater treatment the city sanitary district provides.
PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board on Wednesday approved commissioning a financial capacity study to determine if the department can afford more that $5 million in projects.
Strong odors have been wafting from the Cargill plant in Hammond as the result of an issue with the facility's wastewater treatment plant.
CROWN POINT | A move to connect homes in the unincorporated subdivisions Hermits Lake and Willowdale Manor to the city sewer system is gaining ground.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lowell, Winfield and similarly situated Indiana communities are one step closer to annexing their out-of-town water or wastewater treatment facilities without annexing the land in between.
The current funding debate regarding the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority and the transition in leadership at the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission makes me think anew of regional approaches to governance.
HOBART | Plans to construct a wastewater treatment plant in Hobart have been in the works for close to 16 years.
HAMMOND | The former contract operator of the Gary Sanitary District wastewater treatment plant and two of its employees are on trial this week facing allegations they violated the Clean Water Act.
Valparaiso is working to end the release of untreated sewage into Salt Creek, most recently through the opening of a new combined sewer overflow disinfection facility. It's a welcome development.
The level of knowledge and concern for fresh water is low for the population in general, but it is especially low among high school and college students, Julie Peller said.
WHITING | Environmentalists, community members and regulators have a message for BP: We'll be watching.
SOUTH HAVEN | About 16,500 gallons of untreated sewage overflowed into Salt Creek earlier this month following a power failure, federal court records show.
As we move into the summer season, major construction activity continues on the north end of Lake County. At BP we continue to make safe and steady progress on the refinery's modernization project. Also, Whiting and Hammond continue to transform the quality of life along the lake shore with …
HAMMOND | A contractor accused of breaking federal water protection laws said it committed no crimes and was following the government's requirements.
GARY | Residents and environmental activists said Thursday they aren't convinced U.S. Steel Corp. has done enough research to fully operate a water-spraying system outside of a landfill adjacent to its steel mill property.
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