The owners of more than 20 polluted industrial sites in Indianapolis are hiding behind the legal protections of a state-run voluntary program to delay cleanup, Mayor Greg Ballard alleges in a letter to state regulators.
Indianapolis-based Calumet Specialty Products Partners built the Dakota Prairie Refinery near Dickinson as part of a joint venture with Bismarck-based MDU Resources Group. It is the first greenfield fuels refinery to open in the United States in nearly 40 years.
Chad and Craig Ducey of Fishers and Chris Ducey of North Webster have pleaded guilty to participating in a biofuels scam that federal investigators are calling “one of the largest tax and securities fraud schemes in Indiana history.”
The all-electric Formula E race series has been so successful in its first year that some insiders are talking about its cars competing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and even filling the grid of the Indianapolis 500.