Fort Wayne Assembly, part of GM, will use landfill gas to generate electricity. Recent funding for the project from GM will save the Indiana vehicle assembly plant (and another one in Michigan) money and reduce CO2 usage by an estimated 89,000 metric tons annually. Follow the link below for the full story.
The City of Fort Wayne will be engaging in a massive construction project to handle sewage that might otherwise flow into our rivers. Read more about it in this interesting article by Dan Stockman of the Journal Gazette. The project will help bring Fort Wayne into compliance with the Clean Water Act and perhaps lead us back to being able to swim and fish safely again in our rivers.
The Healthy Rivers Initiative (HRI) began acquiring land for conservation purposes in 2010. Recently, close to 500 acres along the Muscatatuck River were added to the Austin Bottoms Conservation Area.
Full story from Indiana DNR found here
For more information about the HRI click here
Austin Bottoms Conservation Area. Photo by: Indiana DNR.