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Lumin Recognized with Illinois Green’s Emerald Award for Green Innovation

04.20.18 | In the News

We are proud to announce that Lumin, a free mobile notification service for utility customers, will be recognized with Illinois Green’s Emerald Award for Green Innovation at their annual Limelight Reception on May 15. Lumin was created to understand the barriers preventing low-income energy users from taking advantage of existing energy efficiency programs offering free funding. Lumin works to remove those…More


Former Stocking Factory Site Reenvisioned

04.17.18 | In the News

An article published in the Post-Tribune reports on a recent resident meeting in Gary, Indiana to design a 3-acre plot of land. The site was formerly a stocking factory, Bear Brand Hosiery Co., and has the potential to feature public art and attractive landscaping. With support from the U.S. Forest Service Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the Legacy Foundation, Delta…More


Congratulations Cindy!

03.15.18 | In the News

We are pleased to share that Cindy Winland, Senior Fellow at Delta Institute, has been inducted into the American Planning Association – Illinois Chapter 2018 FAICP. Election to Fellow is one of the highest honors that the American Institute of Certified Planners bestows upon a member. Fellowship is granted to planners who have been members of AICP and have achieved excellence…More


Delta Institute, Michigan City Sanitary District, and Alliance for the Great Lakes Launch Effort to Reduce Pollution from Stormwater in Michigan City with Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding

12.20.17 | In the News

Media Contacts Katie Musisi, Director, Communications & Development, Delta Institute, 312-651-4344, kmusisi@delta-institute.org Jennifer Caddick, Vice President, Communications & Engagement,​ Alliance for the Great Lakes, 312-445-9760, jcaddick@greatlakes.org Michael Kuss, General Manager, MI City Sanitary District, (219) 874-7799, mkuss@mcsan.org   Michigan City, IN (December 20, 2017) — With a $500,000 grant by the U.S. EPA Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Delta Institute will partner…More


Delta Institute Awarded Grant to Help Farmers Reduce Pollution in the Rabbit River Watershed

12.08.17 | In the News

An article published in MLive announces that Delta Institute and the Allegan Conservation District received a grant of $465,402 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes Restoration Initiative over a three-year period to help farmers implement conservation practices in the Rabbit River Watershed. Together, Delta and the Allegan Conservation District, will help farmers install best management practices in the watershed…More


Sebewaing hears overview for master plan work

11.16.17 | In the News

An article in Huron County View covers the Village of Sebewaing’s November 6th council meeting where Cindy Winland and Emily Rhodes of Delta Institute presented an overview of their work updating Sebewaing’s Master Plan. The update is funded by a pass-through grant originating with NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration) and going through the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MI-DEQ). At the…More