Construction sites and home air conditioning units are the usual targets for copper thieves and, over the past few years, the problem’s grown nationally.Copper is selling for about $4 a pound at scrap yards in Northwest Indiana, so a few dozen pounds could net some chump change. But some thieve
An initiative in Indiana to provide incentives for companies to invest in clean energy, including nuclear power, is stalling because of recent events in Japan. The incentives could have lead to the building of Indiana’s first nuclear power plant. But any such plans may have to wait.