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NIPSCO coal ash cleanup

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  • One year after the fall of Kabul, many refugees around the country including in Indiana still have needs for basic essentials.
  • Susan Thomas, Legislative & Policy Director, Press Secretary with Just Transition NWI joined Lakeshore Public Radio's Dee Dotson and Tom Maloney to discuss the planned Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission public comment field hearing scheduled for Monday, August 1st at 6:00 pm. at the Michigan City City Hall. Prior to the hearing there will be a rally to among other things oppose the proposed NIPSCO rate increase.
  • The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission will hold a public comment field hearing in Michigan City to hear from the public regarding NIPSCO’s proposal to raise rates. Lakeshore Public Radio's Dee Dotson and Tom Maloney spoke with a representative with Just Transition Northwest Indiana about a rally and press conference the organization is hosting before the hearing. Today’s housing market is highly competitive and pricing many out of buying a home and setting rental rates to new highs around the nation and right here in northwest Indiana.
  • NIPSCO has already begun to clean up the five coal ash ponds on the 123-acre property Michigan City Generating Station. NIPSCO will retire the Michigan City generating station by 2026-2028. On Monday, August 1st beginning at 6:00 pm at the Michigan City’s City Hall the IURC is holding a public hearing at Michigan City Hall to determine if the proposed rate increase is the most cost-effective way for NIPSCO to comply with federal environmental regulations.
  • The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission will host a public comment hearing Monday, August 1st in Michigan City on NIPSCO’s plan to pay for the estimated $40 million clean-up at the Michigan City Generation Station with a rate increase. The hearing at Michigan City City Hall is set to begin at 6 p.m. And we bring back our conversation with immigration attorney Alfredo Estrada.
  • Today: Ashley Williams with “Just Transition NWI” is on "Regionally Speaking" to talk in more detail about a recent report on “Earthjustice” that provides…
  • Today: We have two environmental topics that are linked to northwest Indiana and NIPSCO's coal-fired plants. Hoosier Environmental Council director of…