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EDITORIAL: Severing sewers isn't money down drain

EDITORIAL: Severing sewers isn't money down drain

Combined sewer overflows are being identified as a potential source of sewage in the Little Calumet River. That shouldn't come as a big surprise.

June 20, 2014 5:45 pm

Lawmakers advancing proposals quickly in short legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS | As the Indiana General Assembly nears the midpoint of its 2014 session, the Republican-controlled House and Senate this week approved scores of legislative proposals that now go to the opposite chamber for further review.

January 31, 2014 2:00 pm Related

EDITORIAL: Hammond, neighboring towns should work through sewer contract without terse posturing

Tearing up a contract before its life is complete is rarely a good way to do business.

September 15, 2013 12:00 am

Portage utility panel considering $5 million in 'urgent' projects

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.

August 14, 2013 5:53 pm

Cargill plant giving off rotten egg smell

Strong odors have been wafting from the Cargill plant in Hammond as the result of an issue with the facility's wastewater treatment plant.

July 14, 2013 12:30 am

Differences over Hammond Sanitary District rates raise a stink

HAMMOND | City officials and the town of Griffith are having a bureaucratic brawl that is completely in the sewer.

July 13, 2013 8:45 pm

Contractors learn to reduce erosion, pollution at job sites

DYER | Cleaner stormwater was the topic of a workshop this week attended by more than 100 Northwest Indiana builders and public officials.

April 25, 2013 6:35 pm

Public hearing planned for revised BP refinery permits

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is hosting a public hearing Thursday on draft permits for BP Products North America Inc.'s Whiting Refinery.

November 13, 2012 10:00 am

Water company plant contractor, employees found not guilty in Gary wastewater treatment case

HAMMOND | A federal jury acquitted a former Gary wastewater treatment plant contractor and its employees Friday of charges it cheated on water testing results, an attorney for the company said.

November 09, 2012 1:00 pm
State officials dedicate Dunes Creek daylighting project

State officials dedicate Dunes Creek daylighting project

Lisa Wolff and her children, Casey and Cole, of Crestwood, Ill., look at the Dunes Creek at the Indiana Dunes State Park on Wednesday. Officials held a ceremony marking the completion of the Dunes Creek daylighting project at the state park.

June 13, 2012 3:48 pm
State officials dedicate Dunes Creek daylighting project

State officials dedicate Dunes Creek daylighting project

Dan Bortner, director of Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs, leads the dedication Wednesday of the Dunes Creek daylighting project at the Indiana Dunes State Park.

June 13, 2012 3:48 pm
State officials dedicate Dunes Creek daylighting project

State officials dedicate Dunes Creek daylighting project

Dan Bortner, director of Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs cuts a ribbon Wednesday with his son Dylan after dedicating with others the Dunes Creek daylighting project.

June 13, 2012 3:48 pm
State officials dedicate Dunes Creek daylighting project

State officials dedicate Dunes Creek daylighting project

A view of Dunes Creek on Wednesday at the Indiana Dunes State Park.

June 13, 2012 3:48 pm
State officials dedicate Dunes Creek daylighting project

State officials dedicate Dunes Creek daylighting project

Indiana Dunes State Park officials held a ceremony Wednesday marking the completion of the Dunes Creek daylighting project.

June 13, 2012 3:48 pm
State officials dedicate Dunes Creek daylighting project

State officials dedicate Dunes Creek daylighting project

Indiana Dunes State Park naturalist Brad Bumgardner looks at an algae wheel basin wastewater treatment plant Wednesday at the Indiana Dunes State Park. Officials celebrated the completion of the Dunes Creek Daylighting project including a wastewater treatment facility for the park.

June 13, 2012 3:48 pm

Former wastewater supervisor charged with making false statements

HAMMOND | A Merrillville man was charged Tuesday with three counts of making a false statement under the Clean Water Act, federal court records state.

March 20, 2012 6:30 pm

Crete to work on wastewater compliance

CRETE | The Thorn Creek Basin Sanitary District recently sent a letter to Crete saying the village is not in compliance with allowable amounts of wastewater.

January 15, 2012 7:45 pm

GUEST COMMENTARY: Protect waterways from combined sewer overflows

Last fall, Washington, D.C. kicked off its largest public works project in more than 40 years, and we are envious. The project cuts 16 miles of underground tunnels to prevent overflow sewage and stormwater from running into the Potomac River. They understand the river is not a cesspool, but …

January 09, 2012 12:00 am

Public hearing Dec. 15 on BP's mercury discharge plan

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is hosting a Dec. 15 public hearing on the draft proposal it approved for the BP Whiting Refinery to deviate from current rules on how much mercury can be in its wastewater discharge.

December 02, 2011 2:00 pm

IDEM taking public comments on ArcelorMittal permits

The state is accepting public comments on ArcelorMittal's wastewater permit applications at four of its facilities.

September 13, 2011 11:11 am
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