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Indiana Michigan Power says a series of proposed stricter emissions standards by the Environmental Protection Agency are unrealistic and, if passed, would force the company to increase electricity rates for customers as much as 30 percent. Based on the...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterNEW CARLISLE - The Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s Office of Air Quality is basing an air permit being sought to operate a new vehicle and metal scrap shredding facility in New Carlisle on “six criteria pollutants.”...
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A five-year, $8-million research project at Michigan State University is looking at the health effects of air pollution. Lead investigator Jack Harkema is a professor at the university's College of Veterinary Medicine....
Tags: Michigan, Diabetes, Health, Michigan State University, Obesity
It shocked the region — a man's dog was scalded to death after jumping into a boiling hot stream. Now the person authorities say is responsible for dumping hot water into that stream is facing jail time. A Starke County Mint Farmer pleaded guilty...
Mint farmers throughout the state are reevaluating their operations after one of their own pleaded guilty to breaking federal environmental laws. WSBT first learned about the Starke County mint farm in August when a man said he watched his dog boil to...
MICHIGAN CITY — A Michigan City woman is recovering from second-degree burns suffered when she lit a cigarette allegedly while sniffing aerosol vapors. The 20-year-old was taken by helicopter to a burn unit in Fort Wayne after the 3 p.m....
Tags: Michigan, Vehicles, Air Pollution
WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at what President Barack Obama has requested in his $3.73 trillion budget for the 2012 fiscal year beginning Oct. 1. ____ Agency: Agriculture Spending: $145.6 billion Percentage Change from 2011: 1.5 percent decrease...
Tags: Invention and Innovation, Employment, Floods, Health, Homes
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is delaying indefinitely regulations to reduce toxic pollution from boilers and incinerators. The move comes in response to a request from industry groups. The announcement Monday was another...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The state has begun a new system to alert residents in four northern Indiana counties through a mobile alert system when beaches are closed because of E. coli contamination. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management...
Tags: Porter, Indiana, Water Pollution, E. coli Infection
Paul ReasonerPaul...I have a little bit of extra savings and I would like to get started building an investment portfolio. It seems to me with all the negative publicity that BP might be an excellent stock to buy. Sooner or later this huge oil spill thing will end and...
A proposed ordinance that would regulate fertilizer use within the city of Orlando offers only minimal protection from pollution for the dozens of lakes that serve as defining features of the city's neighborhoods. The pending rules, set for adoption...
Tags: Lake Eola, Melbourne, Tampa, Chemical Industry, Buddy Dyer
NewingtonSaint Mary Church in Newington is the only religious organization to be recognized, and one of only three non-profits, to receive a 2013 Gold Award from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection for its leadership and commitment to...
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