Lake County, Indiana, won’t be in the business of owning an ethanol plant after all.The county’s solid waste management board voted Thursday night to allow the developer, Powers Energy of America, to own the facility.“Everybody is more confident of what we’re doing now,&rdquo
Northwest Indiana county wants to be one of the first in the country to turn household garbage into ethanol fuel, but to make that happen, the county may have to actually own the plant. Some say that’ll expose taxpayers to liability and, what’s worse, the county isn’t being fo
Politicians in Illinois are looking at turnout in Chicago's suburbs to determine the results of some statewide races. Kent Redfield teaches political science at the University of Illinois at Springfield.