You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Indiana

  • USDA opens 9,600 more acres in Indiana for program
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal program that rewards farmers for turning some of their land into wildlife habitat has opened up another 9,600 acres of Indiana farmland.
  • St. Joseph County eyes stricter abortion law
    SOUTH BEND – A proposed ordinance that would require doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital has stalled in a northern Indiana county. A St.
  • Good Samaritan adding devices
    VINCENNES – Money raised through golf tournaments, holiday galas and even motorcycle poker runs goes to buy equipment such as a 3-D breast tomo/stereotactic unit, equipment that in the capable hands of the staff at Good Samaritan
Advertisement

Military to partner with Purdue for greener energy

– Purdue University is teaming up with the U.S. Navy on a project to help the military tap into alternative power sources.

Purdue President Mitch Daniels and U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus signed an agreement Thursday to work together to use greener fuels in the Navy and U.S. Marine Corps.

They hope to convert up to half of the Navy and Marine Corps’ energy to alternative sources such as biofuels by 2020 using energy conservation, renewable-energy generation and new technologies.

Mabus also promised to cut petroleum use in Navy commercial vehicles in half by next year.

Purdue is also establishing the Purdue Military Research Initiative. That program will pay for graduate education for up to 10 active-duty members of the military, including studies in alternative fuels and energy technologies.

Advertisement