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NWI faces winter fury; round 2 expected today

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A few school closings and some minor accidents took up most of Tuesday in Northwest Indiana.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Feb 10, 2010 at 06:20 AM

State turns down lawn fertilizer ban

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A northeastern Indiana county that calls itself "the land of 101 lakes" has lost its bid to ban certain lawn fertilizers blamed for worsening algae blooms that have given some of its bodies of water a greenish cast.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Feb 10, 2010 at 06:20 AM

EPA to update Pines residents about coal ash contamination

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PINES, Ind. -- Residents of Pines are concerned that radiation from fly ash in their yards poses a health risk and that a coal ash landfill nearby is causing water pollution that could make it to Lake Michigan.

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on Feb 09, 2010 at 05:51 AM

Bioethanol plant's brief leaves some questions

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An information brief on how Powers Energy plans to build a $280 million bioethanol plant without impacting the Kankakee River Basin leaves local river experts with more questions than answers.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Feb 08, 2010 at 06:20 AM
First LEED Platinum Home in...

First LEED Platinum Home in Indiana

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A little over a month ago, this home received the first LEED Platinum certification for a home in the state of Indiana. Located in Franklin, the 2,000 square-foot contemporary residence...

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on Feb 07, 2010 at 09:50 AM
Indiana's First LEED Platin...

Indiana's First LEED Platinum Home

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A little over a month ago, this home received the first LEED Platinum certification for a home in the state of Indiana. Located in Franklin, the 2,000 square-foot contemporary residence...

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on Feb 05, 2010 at 10:21 AM

Air unhealthy, state warns

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MERRILLVILLE, Ind. -- he Indiana Department of Environmental Management is forecasting high soot levels in the air in Lake and Porter counties.

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on Feb 04, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Purdue unveils new energy conservation plan

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Purdue University officials have unveiled a new energy conservation plan that aims to save the school as much as $2 million a year.

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on Feb 03, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Indiana conservative on appliance rebates, too

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In many states, consumers will receive cash rebates for buying energy-efficient refrigerators, dishwashers or washing machines. Not here.

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on Jan 25, 2010 at 06:20 AM

Battery maker's plan electrifies state officials

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State officials' vision of Indiana becoming the hub of a blossoming electric-vehicle industry inched closer to reality Thursday when EnerDel, a rapidly growing lithium battery maker, announced plans to expand.

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on Jan 22, 2010 at 05:50 AM