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.
Orders increased 2.1 percent following seven monthly declines, the Commerce Department reported Monday. In further good news, orders in a key category that tracks business investment plans eked out a 0.1-percent rise.
A half-mile long and more than a million square feet in size, the former BorgWarner Automotive plant is a fading landmark in Muncie where more than 5,000 used to work. Today, the building is on sale for $1.75 per square foot.