Courtesy of NIPSCO

A northwest Indiana utility plans to remove toxic coal ash from five of its ponds at its Michigan City coal plant. NIPSCO plans to excavate the waste and put it in a lined landfill at its other coal plant, R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield. 

Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Counties in northwest Indiana have been trapping and euthanizing beavers that block stormwater drains.

Lake County euthanized about 140 beavers from 2016-2018.