Clean energy is in growth mode in Northwest Indiana. Employment in the industry grew 4.7% in 2018 — one of the fastest growth rates in the Midwest.
Region a hub of expertise in redeveloping brownfield sites Ask any Region resident or community leader, and they’ll tell you Northwest Indiana is an attractive area for companies looking to do business. With a history as a manufacturing hub, however, reclaiming and redeveloping old industrial sites can prove challenging. Brownfield sites, according to the Environmental […]
INDIANAPOLIS ‒ Jerry Raynor was named Indiana’s state conservationist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service, part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Raynor will oversee 80 local service centers, four area offices, and eight conservation delivery teams across the state and more than 200 employees who work directly with farmers and landowners. Raynor is a […]
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana State Department of Agriculture is leading a nationwide effort asking the U.S. Postal Service to issue a soil health forever stamp and seeks public support. According to the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee, stamp proposals must meet certain criteria and will be considered based on their significance to American history, culture or […]
The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission is hosting a series of meetings, seeking community input on its 2050 regional plan for Lake, LaPorte and Porter counties. Upcoming meetings include: – Thursday, May 17, 5:30 p.m., Steel City Academy Cafeteria, 2650 W. 35th Ave., Gary – Monday, May 21, 4 p.m., Metro Center – Gary Public […]
Nominations are being sought for the 2018 Indiana Greenways Awards, presented by the Greenways Foundation of Indiana. Awards are presented to individuals, organizations, communities, businesses and projects which showcase advancing greenways or multi-use trail development in Indiana. Eligible trails include land, water and equestrian routes. Winners will be recognized during the foundation’s annual luncheon on […]