The Northwest Indiana Partners for Clean Air (PCA) has selected the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor to receive the 2019 PCA Industrial Award. The award was given in recognition of the voluntary actions taken by the port in 2018 to improve air quality in Northwest Indiana.
The PCA awards recognize entities (municipal, industrial, business, and bicycle) that go above and beyond their regulatory requirements.
The following actions by the port contributed to it receiving this year’s award:
Photo: Ports of Indiana CEO Vanta E. Coda II and Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor Port Director Ian Hirt joined volunteers representing port businesses, the Wildlife Habitat Council and the U.S. Forest Service on May 2 to plant dozens of deciduous and coniferous trees at the port to reduce storm-water runoff, prevent fugitive dust and increase biodiversity.