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ROCKPORT, Ind. (AP) — Opponents of a proposed fertilizer plant in southern Indiana are citing safety concerns arising from last month's deadly explosion at a Texas fertilizer manufacturer as they argue that state officials should block the project....
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State environmental regulators improperly changed state rules to allow Indiana ethanol refineries to release an extra 150 tons of air pollutants per year, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday. The appeals court overturned...
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — State regulators will take public comments this month at a public hearing on Northern Indiana Public Service Co.'s plan to recover the costs of improvements in pollution controls through increased electricity rates --...
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Military and education would take big hits in Indiana from automatic cuts to the federal budget set to take effect this week, according to a report the White House issued Sunday. The White House compiled the numbers from federal agencies and its own...
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A day of reckoning arrived for BP on Thursday as the oil giant agreed to plead guilty to a raft of criminal charges and pay a record $4.5 billion in a settlement with the government over the deadly 2010 disaster in the Gulf of...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Sting has moved the location of his "Back to Bass Tour" concert in the Philippines following a petition by environmentalists who said the original venue is owned by a conglomerate that plans to uproot 182 trees for a...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- A clean energy company based in Carmel is considering locating an energy plant in the South Bend area that would vaporize waste, including garbage and solid waste, and turn it into energy. Milton Stewart, CEO and chairman of Green Earth...
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors rolled out the Chevrolet Volt two years ago with lofty sales goals and the promise of a new technology that someday would help end America's dependence on oil. So it seemed like a good thing in August when sales of the...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- First came the family saying prayers by the St. Joseph River to mark the Jewish new year. Then came a unicyclist rolling down Northside Trail. Minutes later Wednesday, six canoes docked near the pedestrian bridge at Indiana University South...
Triple digit temperatures had people finding any way they could to stay cool. Still, the health of some people was affected by the heat. Fire departments throughout the area were sent on sporadic heat-related medical calls. Neither Memorial Hospital nor...
DETROIT (AP) — States should approve their own rules to protect the Great Lakes basin from oil pollution because federal laws inadequately address the problem, according to a new report written in response to a massive oil spill in southern...
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — The former superintendent of Michigan City's wastewater treatment plant has admitted charges he falsified reports to make it appear the facility was within water pollution limits. The Post Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/...
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