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National Walking Day is the American Heart Association’s nationwide call to action for Americans to get more physically active. ArcelorMittal is supporting National Walking Day in Indianaby hosting walking events near local plant sites for their employees, providing healthy living resources and encouraging other local companies to let their employees wear sneakers to work on April 3 in order to take a walk during the day.
“According to the American Heart Association, walking is the single most effective form of exercise with one of the lowest dropout rates. National Walking Day is the perfect time to start incorporating a brisk walk into your daily routine to achieve better heart health,” said Steve Thompson, Manager - Health and Safety Compliance, ArcelorMittal USA. “ArcelorMittal is proud to walk side-by-side with the American Heart Association to support National Walking Day and encourage more Americans to improve their cardiovascular health.”
Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. On National Walking Day, a day where hundreds of thousands across the nation take steps to improve their health, Americans are encouraged to spend at least 30 minutes of their day briskly walking.
While physical activity is critical to being healthy, less than 50 percent of adults get enough daily exercise. Adults need at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week to see the health benefits of physical activity such as lower blood pressure, improved bone health, weight maintenance after weight loss, better sleep, and more energy.
The workplace can play a key role in health and wellness. Americans work 164 more hours a year than two decades ago, and sedentary jobs have increased 83 percent since 1950. Health problems cost corporate America nearly $226 billion annually in productivity losses. On National Walking Day, companies across the country are asked to allow employees to wear sneakers to work on April 3 to go for a walk. Americans are also encouraged to take a walk with family members, friends, and neighbors after work hours.
For more information on National Walking Day and a free downloadable tool kit with health tips and resources to host a National Walking Day event at your workplace or in your community, go to www.startwalkingnow.org
ArcelorMittal is the world's leading integrated steel and mining company, with presence in more than 60 countries.
ArcelorMittal is the leader in all major global steel markets, including automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging, with leading R&D and technology, as well as sizeable captive supplies of raw materials and outstanding distribution networks. With an industrial presence in over 20 countries spanning four continents, the Company covers all of the key steel markets, from emerging to mature.
Through its core values of sustainability, quality and leadership, ArcelorMittal commits to operating in a responsible way with respect to the health, safety and well-being of its employees, contractors and the communities in which it operates. It is also committed to the sustainable management of the environment. It takes a leading role in the industry's efforts to develop breakthrough steelmaking technologies and is actively researching and developing steel-based technologies and solutions that contribute to combat climate change.
For more about National Walking Day and it's many benefits listen to our interview with Ryan Johnson, Communication Director, American Heart Association at the following link:
For more information about ArcelorMittal, visit www.arcelormittal.com.
About the American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – America’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or to get involved, call 219.996.4958, visit heart.org or call any of our offices around the country.
The two organizations will split the estimated $550,000 cost of the plan, which is expected to be complete in early 2014. The RDA Board of Directors approved funding for its half of the study during its quarterly board meeting today. This follows NICTD, whose Board signed off on the project in late March
“Connectivity to Chicago is key to the economic health of the region,” said RDA President and CEO Bill Hanna. “This plan will help us to maximize the job creation and economic development potential of the South Shore line.”
Mark Yagelski, NICTD Board Chairman and LaPorte County Council President, said that NICTD is looking forward to having the RDA/URS team help chart a course for future strategic investment that will enhance Northwest Indiana’s access to Chicago.
Items and issues that URS will address as part of the strategic plan include, but are not limited to:
- Strategies for increased ridership
- Transit-Oriented Development
- Access to airports and recreational destinations
- Public/private partnerships
- Expansion of service
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Lake County Coroner Merrilee D. Frey is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the family of an unidentified white male, weighing approximately 220 pounds, six feet one inch tall, with long salt and pepper hair. On Sunday, March 31, the Coroner’s office responded to a call at the location of Hawthorn and Ridge Road in Munster, at the river bank where the victim was discovered.
Frey states, “He was wearing a brown T shirt with “Dickies Brand Work Wear” on the front, and underneath was a long sleeved white T shirt. He was wearing tan cargo pants with a black belt and on his feet were black and yellow Air Jordan tennis shoes”. Frey continues, “The victim has several tattoos located on his upper left chest, just above his left knee, on his right forearm, on his upper right arm, on his right ankle and across his back. “The public can help us tremendously in assisting us with any additional information to help us identify him”.
Coroner Frey states, “Anyone with information is urged to contact Investigator Brandon Artim at our office at 219-755-3265.”
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On March 22, the St. Lawrence Seaway opened its locks for ocean vessels from around the world to enter the Great Lakes and deliver cargo to U.S. and Canadian ports for the 55th annual international shipping season. The 2,340-mile deep draft waterway is open to ocean vessels from mid-March through December, connecting the Atlantic Ocean to the heart of North America. More than 180 million tons of cargo are shipped through the Great Lakes each year, generating 227,000 jobs and $35 billion in business revenue.
"Some people would consider it a challenge to operate a port 700 miles from an ocean," said Rick Heimann, port director at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. "But the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway provide Indiana companies with a tremendous advantage by bringing ocean ships right to their doorstep at the crossroads of America. The economic and environmental benefits are tremendous when you consider one ship can haul more than 900 truckloads of cargo."
The "Sloman Herakles" arrived in Indiana yesterday on its maiden voyage to North America carrying 12,860 tons of liquid fertilizer for Frick Services. The German tanker ship was built in 2012 and is one of many new ships built specifically for Great Lakes shipments. Four shipping lines recently announced plans to launch 31 new Great Lakes vessels by 2016.
Later this week, the Federal Welland will bring 5,100 tons of steel coils from the Netherlands. The ship is owned by the Canadian-based Fednav Group, the largest ship operator on the Great Lakes and parent company to Port of Indiana terminal operator, Federal Marine Terminals. The Fednav group is adding 22 new ice-class bulk carriers worldwide, nine specifically designed for the Great Lakes and many which are designed to consume 20 percent less fuel and produce 20 percent fewer emissions than their predecessors.
"The massive investment our shipping partners are making into Great Lakes vessels demonstrates their confidence in the future growth of this market," Heimann said. "We share their perspective that the Seaway will play an important role in the continued recovery of our nation's manufacturing and agricultural sectors."
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No reason was given as to why the second game has been postponed.
According to the Railcats website, the High School Challenge is a unique opportunity for high school players and coaches from Indiana and Illinois to play a game at beautiful U. S. Steel Yard. The teams also raise money for their school by selling tickets to their game. Fans may purchase tickets by contacting the individual schools or at the gate on the day of the games.
The High School Challenge has been a memorable experience since 2003, when Lowell's Ryan Basham hit the first home run in the history of the ballpark, according to the site.
The 11th Annual High School Challenge, Presented by McDonald's, Bosak and BSN Sports will welcome 36 teams, playing 18 games in a span of 11 days from April 1-20 at U. S. Steel Yard.
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Brian Bosma. the speaker of the Indiana House has come out of surgery and according to a release from Bosma's office the surgery " went well." The release goes on to say that "He (Bosma) is now resting comfortably at the hospital."
The Indiana House Republican Caucus yesterday said they were notified Monday night of tests conducted earlier on Monday that confirmed Bosma had contracted an infection in the knee that he had replaced last summer, requiring immediate surgery.
Governor Mike Pence and his wife Karen earlier today expressed concern when they learned of Bosma's condition and, "are praying for a successful surgery and swift recovery.
Speaker Bosma is a leader we deeply respect and a personal friend, and we look forward to his return to serving Hoosiers in the coming days."
According to the Republican Caucus, Bosma remains in high spirits, and has a tremendous support system, including his fellow leaders in the House and Senate. He will miss about a week of work to recuperate after his hospital stay.
Indiana Speaker of the House, Brian Bosma
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Corporal King says anyone who may have been in the area around 7pm, or shortly thereafter, on Sunday, is asked to please contact the Gary Police Department, and ask for Detective Lorenzo Davis, at 881-4738.
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Opening address at the Kent Weldon Conference for Higher Education
Governor Mike Pence
April 2, 2013
As prepared for delivery:
Getting Kids to College and through College
Making College More Affordable and Indiana More Prosperous
Thank you, Teresa, for that kind introduction. And thank you all for inviting me to kick off your conference today.
College Affordability and the Economy
My focus since even before my first day in office has been jobs. Indiana is in a strong position compared to many of her neighbors, but our economy is still struggling. Unemployment remains above 8 percent, and that must change.
At the same time, employers I talk to tell me that they have jobs open, but they can't find qualified employees.
The solution to these two problems is the same: education. We must recognize that education is critical to our success in job creation. Our state's education system, and particularly its higher education system, will play a key role in Indiana's economic development, because they will provide the well-qualified employees companies need to be successful.
If we want to get Indiana's economy moving again, we have to continue to push for students to pursue higher education.
In today's economy, higher education is more important than ever. Bridging the skills gap is now the biggest hurdle we have when we're trying to convince companies to relocate to and expand in Indiana.
Our business climate is competitive with any state in the nation, but employers need assurance that if they open that new office or manufacturing site in Indiana, they'll be able to fill it with a workforce ready to meet the demands of the modern economy.
Those demands are constantly increasing. Complete College America tells us that in 2020, 58 percent of jobs in Indiana will require a college degree or career credential. In Indiana, only 36 percent of Hoosiers have an associate's degree or higher. That's a 22 percentage-point skills gap that we need to close in seven years.
It is well known that higher education is the key to job opportunities and a high income trajectory. So why do about 1,000,000 Hoosiers have at most a high school diploma?
Cost is a major hurdle for many students. Today, Indiana is ranked 45th in the nation in terms of the state's cost per four year degree, with an average cost of $85,833 per four year degree awarded. The national median is $68,140.
This is due, in part, to the fact that students are not progressing toward on-time graduation
The statewide on-time graduation rate for all Indiana public college students was 23 percent last year, and only 13 percent of our 21st Century Scholars graduated on time. The national average for on-time graduation is about 31 percent.
Legislative Agenda on Higher Education
My administration is already working on this problem, with input and ideas from the leadership of many of the state's higher education institutions. We are focused on three main goals:
- Making college more affordable by focusing the state's funding on programs that decrease the cost of degree completion.
- Rewarding Hoosier college students who graduate early or on time.
- Rewarding colleges and universities that increase on-time degree completion and provide clear pathways for students to finish their degrees on time.
We have legislation currently moving that will help address these issues. In fact, just yesterday, the House passed Senate Bill 532 with bipartisan support. The bill allows the Indiana Secondary Market for Education Loans to provide direct loans to Indiana students to satisfy financing gaps created by the increasing costs of higher education and the shrinking pool of federal dollars available to students. The bill also allows ISM to provide financial education programs to students that will help them make responsible decisions about how to pay for higher education.
Indiana Secondary Market's view is that the best student loan is the one a student doesn't have to take. I agree. And that's why we're supporting another bill this session that will help increase on-time graduation rates and reduce the costs students incur by having to extend their time in a higher education program by another year or more.
House Bill 1348 has passed the House and is now pending in Senate Appropriations. The Senate Education Committee members gave the bill unanimous support last week.
We had a lot of great input on this bill from Commissioner Lubbers and the Commission on Higher Education, particularly in reforming student financial aid to incentivize students to stay on track so they can graduate on time.
This bill requires public colleges and universities to commit to on-time degree pathways for each student seeking an associate or bachelor's degree. Many institutions here today are already doing this, and I commend you for your efforts to give your students a clear path to graduation. But we have to ensure all students enter higher education with a plan for obtaining a degree and not for merely accumulating credit hours. Because we know that it is a degree that provides currency in the marketplace.
We believe that if the students do their part and complete the classes in their degree maps, but they reach a point where they cannot take a class because the institution does not offer it when the student needs it, the institution should either make another course available or bear the cost of the extra class instead of the student.
If students do everything they need to do to make progress toward gradation, they should not be forced to extend the time it will take them to graduate because a required class is unavailable. Each year a student remains in higher education, it costs the student $50,000 and it deprives our state of a productive member of the workforce.
We also believe we should reward college students for on-time and early graduation by reallocating a portion of existing student grants to return a portion of the cost savings the state recognizes to the student. So we've included some incentives that go straight into the student's pocket -- $1500 for early graduation from a bachelor's program and $1000 for graduating on time. For an associate degree, students will get a bonus of $1250 for graduating early, and $750 for graduating on time.
We also have House Bill 1005 on remediation moving. This is another agenda bill designed to help control the cost of higher education by ensuring high school students enter college prepared for college coursework.
Many of you are painfully aware that about one-third of our high school graduates require some form of remediation after high school. We know these students will take longer and spend more to obtain degrees due to the extra time and cost of postsecondary remediation, but that's IF they continue on to complete a degree at all.
According to Complete College America, of the 46.4 percent of two-year college freshmen in Indiana who required remediation, only 9.2 percent will graduate within three years. Of the 12.4 percent of freshmen students enrolled in four-year programs who required remediation, only 41.2 percent graduate within six years.
We must do better. When we hand students a high school diploma, they and their families assume it indicates they're ready for postsecondary coursework. And yet one of every three students who arrive at one of our colleges or universities learns they have to take remedial classes that don't count toward a degree just so they can be ready to take credit-bearing courses. And then we wonder why so many students have trouble graduating within four years.
We have to continue to demand high standards and accountability in our K-12 education system. It's the right thing for our kids, and it's the right thing for our state. And that's why our administration supports House Bill 1005, which is a bill that will significantly reduce the number of students who require postsecondary remediation. It will provide K-12 educators with tools to identify in high school those students who are at risk of requiring remediation - and provide them with the opportunity to get the extra help they need before they graduate and head to college or the workforce.
Companies are already being drawn to Indiana because they know they will find a workforce here that has a strong work ethic. Hoosiers work hard and take pride in a job well done. But workforce matters and having access to well-educated employees can make or break a company's decision.
Just recently, I joined executives from GEICO as they announced their decision to bring as many as 1200 new jobs by 2016. The key to their decision to locate in Indiana was our strength in insurance education, with programs at Ball State University, Indiana State University and Butler University, as well as outstanding business programs at many of our other institutions of higher education. GEICO was attracted by Indiana's skilled workforce.
Ultimately, getting more students to college and THROUGH college is good for them and good for the whole state.
I want Indiana to be the best place to get a job and the best place to grow a business. As we look to the future, both of those goals depend on more Hoosiers seeking and completing a college degree.
Thank you for your partnership as we tackle this challenge. We look forward to continuing to work together with you to help Indiana be the very best it can be.
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(Photo Courtesy of the Times)
It has been over a year since the shooting death of a cashier at the Lucky Mart Foods in Merrillville, and now a second individual has been charged in connection in that incident in March of 2012. Published reports say 22 year old Donvell Edwards, of Merrillville, has been charged with murder, murder in the perpetration of a robbery, and robbery. The Times reports the charges against Edwards follow those against Jeremy Blue, who is awaiting trial.
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Two fires are planned near the city of Portage. One prescribed burn is planned for 196 acres in the Tolleston Dunes area just south of U.S. Highway 12 between County Line Road and Stagecoach Road. Additionally, a 100 acre prescribed burn is planned for West Beach, east of County Line Road between Oak Street and the entrance road leading to the West Beach parking lot. These fires will reduce the non-native plant species and provide suitable habitat for native plants.
Near Gary, three fires are planned for the Miller Woods area. Fires here will be used to reduce an over accumulation of dead and downed vegetation, and help improve habitat for the federally endangered Karner Blue Butterfly. A 66 acre burn is planned for the area north of U.S. Highway 20/12 starting at Virginia Street going east to the railroad tracks. A second burn is planned for 32 acres north of U.S. Highway 20/12 and east of Interstate 65/90. A small ten acre burn is planned around the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education as well.
Near Porter, Indiana, the Mnoké Prairie is set for a prescribed fire. This 193 acre areanorth of US 20 and Beam Street is being burned to help restore the prairie to its natural state. A second burn is planned for 190 acres south of U.S. Highway 12 between Teale Rd. and Hadenfeldt Rd.
Near Beverly Shores, one 169 acre prescribed burn unit between East State Park Rd. and Derby Avenue, North of Beverly Drive and south of Lake Front Drive is planned.
The prescribed fire program at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is conducted by trained and experienced National Park Service fire personnel. Smoke dispersal is a primary concern and park staff will do everything possible to limit smoke in the area by monitoring wind and atmospheric conditions prior to ignitions. However, smoke drifting in and around park lands and roadways is possible.
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Clear management goals and objectives have been established for each burn unit. Before burning, a designated set of conditions must exist including ideal air temperature, wind speed and direction, and relative humidity. Weather conditions will be monitored throughout the duration of the burn to ensure the fire is completed safely.
Investigators suspect two vacant house fires in Hammond, with no working utilities in either home, were started intentionally early Monday, not connected. The Times reports the first fire took place in the 57-hundred block of Erie Street, just before midnight, and a second house fire took place around 3am, in the 700 block of Sibley Street, less than a mile away.
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Michigan City mayor, Ron Meer has proclaimed April "The Month of the Military Child" in the city. Mayor Meer says, "each day when we wake up, we should think about and give thanks to all of our military men and women who are serving to protect our lives and our freedoms" and to also, "think about the sacrifices and the lives they have to leave behind, mainly their children."
The mayor says that children of our brave men and women serving in the United States military face challenges and stress presented by frequent moves, parental deployments, and other life traditions and adds, "in a way, military children serve our country right alongside their parents."
Throughout the month of April, Mayor Meer is asking the residents of Michigan City to "purple up" and wear something purple as a small way of recognizing and supporting "our military children."
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Here are just a few examples of patients who received blood products donated through the American Red Cross:
· A new mother received 32 units of red blood cells, 15 units of cryoprecipitate, 10 units of platelets and 10 units of plasma after complications from childbirth.
· A patient undergoing a cyst removal received 60 units of red blood cells and 9 units of platelets.
· A kidney transplant patient received 30 units of red blood cells and 40 units of plasma.
It is the blood on the shelves today that are available for patients tomorrow. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or go to redcrossblood.org to find a blood drive opportunity near you.
UPCOMING AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVES IN YOUR AREA:
- Thursday, April 4, from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the American Reformed Church in the Fellowship Hall, located at 1021 S. Halleck St. in Demotte.
- Friday, April 5, from 1:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Portage in the Fellowship Hall, located at 2637 McCool Road in Portage.
- Saturday, April 6, from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the Lowell Public Library in the program room, located at 1505 East Commercial Avenue in Lowell.
How to Donate Blood
To schedule an appointment to donate please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org for more information. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental permission in Indiana and Ohio), meet weight and height requirements (110 pounds or more, depending on their height) and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. Please bring your Red Cross blood donor card or other form of positive ID when you come to donate.
About the American Red Cross
American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.
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For the last ten years, the GHA has been listed by the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s as a troubled agency. Board Chair Michael Brown indicated that the Board has renewed its efforts to focus on the needs of residents while tightening the fiscal reins of the organization. “Mary Cossey comes to GHA at a critical time. She is a proven human resources professional, problem-solver, with experience in real estate and property preservation,” said Brown. “She also comes to GHA with the ability to meet the needs of the most vulnerable with limited resources.” Cossey joins the Authority after Interim Director Delvert Cole advised the Board of his decision to pursue other professional endeavors.
Cossey was recommended to the Board on an interim basis by Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson. “We are grateful to Delvert Cole for his willingness to lead GHA during a very difficult period. With his departure, there was a void,” said Freeman-Wilson. “I knew GHA residents needed a person who would put their needs first while working to address the organizational challenges identified by HUD and a myriad of technical assistance providers. Mary does a great job coordinating the city’s response to a wide range of constituents’ needs, and she will bring the same tenacity to GHA.” In addition to holding a Master’s in Business Administration and real estate license, Cossey’s work history includes serving in a management capacity at community-based organizations and a youth residential facility, property preservation contracting, grant writing and grant management.
Mayor Freeman-Wilson also commended the Board’s development of a plan contemplated to move GHA forward and off the troubled agency list. “This Board is working diligently to provide clean, safe and secure housing for GHA residents and they have developed a plan to reduce vacancies and the wait list while improving the quality of life for citizens. They have been steadfast in their efforts, and I am very appreciative for their dedication.” Existing staff will work together to ensure that current projects and tasks move forward in the Mayor’s Office of Constituent services are done during Cossey’s absence. Cossey begins the role of Interim Director today.
(Article provided by City of Gary Department of Communications)
The settlement will result in reductions of nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, and particulate matter by more than 70,000 tons per year, across three of the utility’s coal-fired power plants, located in Kincaid, Ill., State Line, Ind., and Somerset, Mass.
“This settlement limits power plant emissions in northwest Indiana and central Illinois – and requires Dominion to fund environmental mitigation work, including projects that will improve air quality near Chicago rail yards and protect lands around the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore,” said Susan Hedman, EPA Region 5 Administrator.
“This settlement will improve air quality in states in the Midwest and Northeast by eliminating tens of thousands of tons of harmful air pollution each year,” said Ignacia S. Moreno, assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division. “These reductions mark the latest step in our continuing efforts, along with EPA, to protect public health and the environment through rigorous enforcement of the Clean Air Act.”
Under the settlement, Dominion must install or upgrade pollution control technology on two plants, and permanently retire the State Line plant in Hammond, which the energy company permanently shut down one year ago. Dominion will be required to continuously operate the new and existing pollution controls, and will be required to comply with stringent emission rates and annual tonnage limitations. The actions taken by Dominion to comply with this settlement will result in annual reductions at the Brayon Point and Kincaid plants of sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions by 52,000 tons from 2010 levels. The retirement of the State Line plant will result in an additional reduction of 18,000 tons of SO2 and NOx.
The settlement also requires Dominion to spend $9.75 million on projects that will benefit the environment and human health in communities located near the Dominion facilities. A total of $9 million will be spent on such projects as ; 1) wood stove changeouts, including $2 million for changeouts in southeastern Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and eastern Connecticut; 2) switcher locomotive idle reduction for Chicago rail yards, 3) land acquisition and restoration adjacent to, or near, the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, 4) energy efficiency and geothermal/solar projects for local schools and food banks, and 5) clean diesel engine retrofits for municipalities and school districts. Dominion must also pay a total of $750,000 to the United States Forest Service and the National Park Service, to be used on projects to address the damage done from Dominion’s alleged excess emissions.
Reducing air pollution from the largest sources of emissions, including coal-fired power plants, is one of EPA’s National Enforcement Initiatives for 2011-2013. SO2and NOx, two key pollutants emitted from power plants, have numerous adverse effects on human health and are significant contributors to acid rain, smog, and haze. These pollutants are converted in the air to fine particles of particulate matter that can cause severe respiratory and cardiovascular impacts, and premature death. Reducing these harmful air pollutants will benefit the communities located near Dominion facilities, particularly communities disproportionately impacted by environmental risks and vulnerable populations, including children. Because air pollution from power plants can travel significant distances downwind, this settlement will also reduce air pollution outside the immediate region. The total combined sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides emission reductions secured from all power plant settlements to date will exceed nearly 2 million tons each year once all the required pollution controls have been installed and implemented.
The settlement was lodged today in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, and is subject to a 30-day public comment period and final court approval.
More information about the settlement: www.epa.gov/enforcement/air/cases/dominionenergy.html
More information about EPA’s national enforcement initiative: www.epa.gov/compliance/data/planning/initiatives/2011airpollution.html
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- Krusas Agrees to Guilty Plea for Tax Evasion
- Crash Closes East and West I-80/94 Ramps at Ripley St
- Brush Fire in Morgan Twp
- I-80/94 Closed Near SR 51/Ripley St Due to Crash
- Body Found in Hart Ditch, Identity Unknown
- Coroner Investigating Sunday Death of Gary Man
- Pence to Celebrate Dyngus Day in South Bend
- Illiana Corridor Public Open House in Lowell April 18th
- National Public Health Week
- Indy Woman Killed After Walking onto I-65 Sunday Night
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