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IDEM Reschedules Public Meeting for BP Permit to Feb 22nd

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) has rescheduled the public meeting for BP Products North America Inc.’s Whiting Business Unit draft air permit renewal application for 6 p.m. (CT) on Thursday, Feb. 22 at Calumet College of St. Joseph.

IDEM has also extended the public comment period for the permit renewal application to Monday, Feb. 26, 2024.

Last week, representatives from IDEM’s Office of Air Quality Permits Branch arrived at East Chicago Public High School for a scheduled public meeting. The meeting was cancelled by school representatives shortly before it was to begin. 

Here are the details of the rescheduled meeting:

What: Public meeting for BP Products North America Inc.’s Whiting Business Unit draft renewal air permit.

Date: Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024

Time: 6 p.m. (CT)

Where: Calumet College of St. Joseph, Room 200, 2400 New York Ave, Whiting, IN 46394. Attendees should use the rear entrance on the west side of the building.

IDEM encourages citizens to submit their written comments at the meeting or as listed below. IDEM will accept comments until the close of business on Monday, Feb. 26, 2024.

To submit public written comments to IDEM staff specific to this air permit, please contact:

Doug Logan
IDEM, Office of Air Quality
100 North Senate Avenue
MC 61-53 IGCN 1003
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2251
(800) 451-6027, ask for Doug Logan or dial directly: (317) 234-7460
Fax: (317) 232-6749, Attn: Doug Logan
E-mail: dalogan@idem.IN.gov

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Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak – a national news affiliate.

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Sue Baxter

Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak - a national news affiliate.