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Wheatfield Natural Gas System Upgrade Project Near Completion


rot2NIPSCO to complete the final phase of natural gas system upgrade in Wheatfield as part of the company’s ongoing modernization plan to upgrade their natural gas infrastructure system. The upgrade has included adding a new natural gas regulating station to ensure safe and reliable natural gas service to customers in the Demotte and Wheatfield area.

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Visclosky Announces OSHA Grant for the Construction Advancement Foundation of Northwest Indiana


Congressman-Visclosky-HeadshotCongressman Pete Visclosky announced that the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a grant to the Construction Advancement Foundation of Northwest Indiana (CAF) under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Susan Harwood Training Grant Program.

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NIPSCO to Upgrade Energy Infrastructure in Dyer Temporary Lane Closure along Route 30


rot2NIPSCO will start construction on an energy infrastructure upgrade in the Town of Dyer. This upgrade is part of the company’s long-term modernization plan to replace vintage underground circuits, aging poles and electrical transmission lines as well as adding additional power supply to support future growth across northern Indiana.

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NIPSCO Forecasts Winter Heating Bills for Natural Gas Customers


rot1Each year, NIPSCO and other energy providers in Indiana and across the nation provide a forecast for home heating bills during the upcoming five-month winter heating season from November through March.

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Promise Indiana Joins Indiana Youth Institute to Increase College and Career Readiness Around the State


Indiana-Youth-Institute-2018The Indiana Youth Institute is excited to share the news that Promise Indiana and its talented staff will be joining our organization.

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South Shore Line Service Advisory: 2018 Chicago Marathon

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Calling all Bank of America Chicago Marathon runners and observers: The South Shore Line invites you to leave your vehicle at one of our convenient stations in Indiana and take the South Shore Line to Chicago for all Bank of America Chicago Marathon events.

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St. Jude House Begins Program to Increase Financial Empowerment

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St. Jude House has initiated a Financial Empowerment Program underwritten with grant support from The Allstate Foundation. The partnership of Centier Bank and the video production services of Lakeshore Public Media have been instrumental in bringing this program to fruition.

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South Shore Line Service Advisory: Gary Metro Center Oct. 3-8, 2018

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The South Shore Line is continuing improvements to the Gary Metro Center platform that will impact passenger access to the station.

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New NIPSCO Natural Gas Rates to Take Effect Beginning October 2018


rot2Indiana’s lowest-cost natural gas provider, Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), received a decision from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) to modify its natural gas rates effective Oct. 1, 2018.

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NIPSCO Eyes Plan for Cleaner, Lower-Cost Energy Future


rot1Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI), announced today as part of its future electric supply planning process, that analysis shows the most viable option for customers would include moving up the retirement of a majority of its remaining coal-fired generation in the next five years and all coal within the next 10 years. Likely replacement options point toward lower-cost renewable energy resources such as wind, solar and battery storage technology.

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USDA Grant Aims to Create Greater Food Access in Lake County


legacy-foundation-logoLegacy Foundation receives $226,119 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to address food deserts in Gary and East Chicago. The Foundation partnered with The NWI Food Council, City of Gary Department of Environmental Affairs/Green Urbanism and Lake County Purdue Extension to apply for the USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program to address high rates of poverty and food insecurity in northern Lake County, Indiana.

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