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An investment in the environment can also be a good investment in business.
by Chip Sutton and Ryan Anderson
Wildfires once ran unchecked through Northwest Indiana’s landscape. Early settlers in Jasper County chronicled “the grand illuminations nightly exhibited in dry weather, from early fall to late spring, by numberless prairie fires. The whole horizon would be lighted up around its entire circuit.” It only took …Read Full Article
LAPORTE – Mayor Blair Milo has announced the addition of two environmentally friendly transit vehicles to the city’s TransPorte demand/response public transportation service. The new vehicles are powered by propane, a clean-burning fuel which will decrease tailpipe emissions resulting in fuel cost savings and reduced maintenance.
For more information on the new 15-passenger transit vehicles contact Tom MacLennan, Director of TransPorte for the city of …Read Full Article
MICHIGAN CITY – Save the Dunes is celebrating life on Lake Michigan by offering the third annual “Jammin’ for the Dunes” festival on Saturday, June 1, from 5 to 11 p.m. at Washington Park’s Amphitheater in Michigan City. This music and beer festival features local breweries, bands and restaurants.
Local bands include favorites Chester Brown, Ron Buffington, the All Good Things Band, Stealin’ the Farm, …Read Full Article
HAMMOND – South Shore Clean Cities, BP Oil Company and several environmental groups will host an informational meeting about the Cleaner Air through Diesel Emission Reductions grant program on Thursday, May 23, at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond.
From 9 until 11 a.m., attendees will learn about $450,000 in available funds to support qualified projects submitted by Lake County municipalities, schools and not-for-profit …Read Full Article
MERRILLVILLE – South Shore Clean Citiesand the Indiana Clean Diesel Coalition have created an event in Northwest Indiana to promote the use of clean diesel. Private and public entities that operate diesel fleets and related equipment that serve public needs are invited to attend.
Carl Lisek, South Shore Clean Cities’ executive director, said the most important aspect to clean diesel is reducing emissions from …Read Full Article
“We’re proud to be a sponsor for the Northwest Indiana Earth Day Event,” said Neil Samahon, CEO of Metro Recycling. “We want to engage the community in the benefits of …Read Full Article
CHESTERTON – Save the Dunes will host a meeting of the Little Calumet River East Branch Watershed Group on March 20 at 1 p.m. at the Westchester Public Library Service Center, 100 W. Indiana Ave., Chesterton.
Save the Dunes will provide an update on the status on the LCEB Watershed Management Plan and the group will hear a report from the most recent Technical Committee …Read Full Article
The society is part of the Gerald I Lampkin Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center at Ivy Tech Community College in Gary.
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 697 building became the first construction project in Lake and Newton Counties certified “Gold” …Read Full Article
GARY – Doreen Carey has been named special projects coordinator for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Lake Michigan Coastal Program.
She is a 30-year resident of Gary and most recently was a storm water and environmental consultant for business and municipalities. Previously, she was environmental director and storm water coordinator for the city of Gary.
In her new position, Carey will be responsible …Read Full Article