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Help to make Northwest Indiana solar ready!

The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) invites you to participate in a new regional initiative - the Solar Ready II Program. NIRPC has partnered with the National Association of Regional Councils (NARC), the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), Meister Consultants Grou…

February 26, 2014 4:47 pm

Creating Livable Communities grants awarded

The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) has awarded seven grants totaling $402,000 to seven Northwest Indiana communities through its Creating Livable Communities (CLC) new funding program. The seven communities to receive grants are:

February 12, 2014 6:25 pm

NIRPC to amend ‘Bikes on Trains’ study into its Transportation Improvement Program

PORTAGE | The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) will commence an 8-day public comment period from January 29, 2014 to February 5, 2014, to gather public comments on the adding of the NICTD ‘Bikes on Trains’ Study to NIRPC’s 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program…

January 21, 2014 4:48 pm

Kicking off the Deep River-Portage Burns Waterway Watershed Initiative

PORTAGE | Working together with local communities and organizations, the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) is kicking off a project to improve water quality and restore aquatic habitats in the Deep River-Portage Burns Waterway watershed. NIRPC identified the watershed…

January 17, 2014 3:58 pm

NIRPC ends year with commendations as Certification Review Report is released

PORTAGE | A joint federal review of the regional transportation planning process in Northwestern Indiana has found that it not only complies with federal requirements, but serves as a model of best planning practices.

January 02, 2014 5:25 pm

NIRPC offers clean air tips for the winter months

PORTAGE | The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC), is encouraging northwest Indiana residents to take simple steps to improve air quality during the winter months.

December 20, 2013 9:54 pm

NIRPC, Partners For Clean Air wrap up 2013 ozone season

PORTAGE | The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC), together with Partners for Clean Air participated in four Air Quality Action Days throughout the 2013 ozone season. Air Quality Action Days are characterized by ozone levels in the 101-150 Air Quality Index (AQI) range,…

November 27, 2013 10:03 am

NIRPC Partners with National Association of Regional Councils to Bolster Regional Adoption of Solar Energy

PORTAGE | The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) is partnering with the National Association of Regional Councils, the Mid-America Regional Council, Meister Consultants Group, the Council of State Governments, and eight regional councils on the U.S. Department of Energ…

November 07, 2013 7:12 pm

Public Open Houses on Marquette Plan Update, Agencies looking for public input on status of the Marquette Plan

The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) and Indiana Landmarks would like to invite those interested to participate in a series of public open houses regarding current efforts to update the Marquette Plan, Northwest Indiana’s Vision for Lakeshore Reinvestment. These open…

October 30, 2013 7:04 pm

INDOT LaPorte District mowing information

LAPORTE | The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will soon begin mowing operations along state rights-of-way in the LaPorte District. INDOT mowing operations are designed to minimize costs and risk to highway workers while maintaining the vegetation on INDOT’s roadways at a safe he…

June 21, 2013 6:53 pm

Senior Health and Fitness Day sheds light on health and air quality in Northwest Indiana

PORTAGE | As the 20th Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day kicks off, the Northwest Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) is encouraging seniors to be aware of the health hazards posed by air pollution and encourage residents to take the proper steps to promote healthy, cle…

May 31, 2013 4:35 pm

Indiana Dunes, Science, and YOU!

CHESTERTON | On Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4, youth, students, teachers, individuals – everyone – can meet with researchers conducting scientific investigations at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore! “Indiana Dunes, Science, and YOU!” is designed to be fun for young adults up through senio…

May 01, 2013 10:23 pm
Radio Disney, Lake County Green Team, world record diaper change added 2013 Earth Day Celebration lineup

Radio Disney, Lake County Green Team, world record diaper change added 2013 Earth Day Celebration lineup

VALPARAISO | Radio Disney will close out the 2013 Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration with 90 minutes of activities beginning at 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by NIPSCO in partnership with the Indiana Pipeline Awareness Association, Radio Disney will provide games, activities, music, dancing and g…

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NIRPC to hold four public meetings

PORTAGE | NIRPC is in the process of updating its Public Participation Plan. In late March and early April, NIRPCwill host meetings in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties to gain additional feedback from the public about other techniques that NIRPC should incorporate into the Public Participat…

March 19, 2013 8:45 pm
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