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Local businesses push 'green' legislation

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MUNSTER, Ind. -- A coalition of business owners and entrepreneurs is continuing to push for federal clean energy legislation in hope of boosting Indiana's economy and cleaning up the environment.

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on Jan 20, 2010 at 06:20 AM

Cline demolition will put peregrine falcons out

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When the Cline Avenue bridge between Hammond and East Chicago, Ind. is razed, a pair of peregrine falcons could be in the market for a new home.

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on Jan 19, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Concern over canal mud as dredge plan nears

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EAST CHICAGO, Ind. -- Mud in the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal is so contaminated with a cancer-causing industrial pollutant that it could rank among the most contaminated sites in the nation, researchers say.

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on Jan 15, 2010 at 05:50 AM

IPL -- Changing tree-trimming policy could cost utility $100M

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Indianapolis Power & Light Co. says changes to its controversial tree-trimming policies could cost the utility—and ultimately ratepayers—$100 million.

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on Jan 14, 2010 at 06:21 AM

Plan for 1,800-mile ethanol pipeline unveiled

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Plans were disclosed Wednesday for an 1,800-mile long pipeline, running across Indiana and north of Indianapolis, to carry ethanol made in the Midwest to new markets for the fuel in the eastern United States.

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on Jan 14, 2010 at 06:21 AM

Cummins gets $54M to improve fuel efficiency

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Columbus engine maker Cummins Inc. will receive nearly $54 million in federal funding as part of a program designed to significantly increase fuel efficiency in heavy trucks and passenger vehicles.

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on Jan 12, 2010 at 06:20 AM

Panel of state lawmakers debates net metering expansion

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A panel of state lawmakers began a debate Monday on whether Indiana should expand its net metering policy to give homeowners, businesses and local governments greater financial incentives to produce their own renewable energy.

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on Jan 12, 2010 at 06:20 AM

Indiana plants land green-vehicle grants

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COLUMBUS, Ind. -- President Barack Obama's green-vehicle campaign is bringing more money to Indiana, with companies in Columbus and Fort Wayne landing nearly $92 million to create more fuel-efficient trucks and trailers.

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on Jan 12, 2010 at 05:51 AM

Smog-limit compliance hazy for Lake, Porter

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed stricter health standards for smog, replacing a Bush-era limit that ran counter to scientific recommendations.

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on Jan 08, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Closing locks will hurt jobs

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A nonprofit regional development organization in Northwest Indiana is opposing the lawsuit to close Chicago-area locks in an effort to stop Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes, citing the potential negative effect it could have on the local economy.

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on Jan 08, 2010 at 05:20 AM