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PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — The head of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management is worried a violation of the Clean Air Act at an Illinois monitoring station could lead to three northwestern Indiana counties being designated as being in...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Federal officials say the city of South Bend has agreed to make a half-billion dollars' worth of improvements to its combined sewer system to reduce overflows of raw sewage to the St. Joseph River. The U.S. Attorney's Office...
For a city whose last Fortune 500 company was about to be acquired by an out-of-town corporation, there was not just consolation but actual excitement over one of the deal sweeteners: Chicago-based Exelon Corp. promised to build a new downtown office...
Crack of dawn, chilly tile floor, staring at yourself in the bathroom mirror, and you're waiting, wondering when the water will get hot. If the fixture is directly over the heater it's a short delay. In a bathroom at the other end of the house you may...
A New York-based company that had announced more than a year ago it was ready to start building a disputed trash-burning power plant in south Baltimore is now seeking a waiver of a state-imposed deadline to begin work on the $1 billion project within...
If the government’s up to something strange in your neighborhood and you think you have a case, who you gonna call? You’re gonna call Silverstein, of course. That’s what George Brokate, a 73-year-old former Marine captain and Vietnam...
A top federal scientist says more research is needed into possible health and environmental effects from shale gas drilling. Dr. Christopher Portier, director of the National Center for Environmental Health, said in an email to the Associated Press...
One of the nation’s most widely planted crops — a genetically engineered corn plant that makes its own insecticide — may be losing its effectiveness because a major pest appears to be developing resistance more quickly than scientists...
CNNSpeaking to voters in Iowa Monday, former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania ripped the Environmental Protection Agency's new rule placing first-ever limits on the amount of mercury that coal-fired power plants can emit into the air. The GOP presidential...
— Federal regulations intended to clean the Chesapeake Bay will create hundreds of thousands of jobs in construction and monitoring, according to a report to be released Tuesday by a leading environmental group. Spending on sewage and storm-water...
In a new round of water testing by the Environmental Protection Agency, half of the 29 Chicago homes visited yielded at least one sample containing more than 15 parts per billion of lead, a level that can trigger regulatory action if detected during...
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