Green Fleet Radio

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Allison Mihalich, Senior Program Director Office of Sustainability at the University of Notre Dame.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Kathy Luther, Chief of Staff & Director of Environmental Programs Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC).

Lauri Keagle, in for Carl Lisek, on "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Mark Smith, Technology Integration Program Manager at the U.S. Department of Energy.

Lauri Keagle, in for Carl Lisek, on "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with John Scharingson, Executive Director, Sales & Marketing at the Renewable Energy Group.

Lauri Keagle, in for Carl Lisek on "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Mitch Barloga, Active Transportation Planner at Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC).

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Gus Olympidis, President & CEO of Family Express.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Marc Rowe, Senior Manager of Business Development for Trillium.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Mike Bastuk, Director of Bus Business – Cummins Sales and Service East Region, for Cummins Sales and Service.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Scott Weber, Transportation Planner, Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with James Turnwald, Executive Director of the Michiana Area Council of Government (MACOG).

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Today:   We revisit our conversation with northwest Indiana financial advisor Greg Hammer about the upcoming deadlines on Monday, October 15th for those with individual retirement accounts (IRAs).

On this week's "Green Fleet Radio," host Carl Lisek talks to James Turnwald, the executive director of the Michiana Area Council of Governments about the multi-county organization's green initiatives. "Green Fleet Radio" is supported by South Shore Clean Cities.

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Today:   We talk with Karen Toering, the founder and organizer for the Gary International Black Film Festival, the three-day event in Gary that focuses on dozens of short-and feature-length films that explore a variety of themes that reflect on the complexity of the black diaspora.  The 8th annual Film Festival gets residents interested in filmmaking and in other activities that support local businesses.  Karen says this year's Opening Night feature to be shown at Indiana University Northwest is "1 Angry Black Man."   Here's the link to the we

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Cynthia Maves, Electric Vehicle Fleet Business Development Manager for Nissan North America.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Ronny Martinez, Autogas Fleet Development Specialist for ICOM North America.

Today:    We begin our series on the Lake County November 6th general election ballot, with the only public school district referendum listed this time.   Lake Ridge New Tech Schools Superintendent Sharon Johnson-Shirley talks about her district's request for support on operating expenses and construction, renovation and improvements.  Lake Ridge is located in unincorporated Calumet Township, outside the city of Gary.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with James Winters, the Transit Planner for Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission.

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Today:    Tami Silverman, the presuident and CEO of the Indiana Youth Institute, joins us to talk about the new state Legislature-mandated training sessions for all Indiana teachers and educators in grades 5-12 on youth suicide awareness and prevention.  Hoosier youth are more likely to consider or attempt suicide than their peers nationally, according to IYI data.  Indiana also faces significant disparities in youth suicide among the vulnerable groups,. and among the different sizes of school districts in the state. 

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Mrs. Judy O’Bannon, Co-producer of WFYI Public Broadcasting televisions' “Communities Building Community with Judy O’Bannon," as well as the Former Indiana First Lady

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Today:   an extended conversation with Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas.  The mayor talks about the status of the city's U.S. 30 corridor project, other improvements made to neighborhoods around downtown Valpo, the quest for affordable housing in his city and what he plans to work on in 2019, as he wraps up his term of office.  He covers a lot of ground in this interview.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Tucker Perkins, CEO of The Propane Education & Research Council.

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Today:   Lorelei Weimer, the executive director of Indiana Dunes Tourism, joins us to talk about the concerted lobbying effort, both locally and in Washington, to get the Indiana  Dunes National Lakeshore elevated to National Park status.  She tells us the latest on that, as well as more about the new video series about the Indiana Dunes State Park and National Lakeshore that is now on the Indiana Dunes Tourism YouTube channel.  The series is entitled "Dunes 101."

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Mark Harbin, Director of Sustainable Practices for the City of Whiting.

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Today:     We talk with Indiana's U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly (D) about some of the measures that he and his colleagues have worked on Capitol Hill to pass or move ahead -- including a way to make it easier to establish suicide hotlines.   We revisit our conversation with Andy Downs of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at Purdue University Fort Wayne  about the Lake County precinct consolidation plan.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Ty Warner, Executive Director of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission.

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Today:    An in-studio update from Steve Beekman, the CEO of the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana, on its multi-goal campaign to fight hunger in the Region through its new facility in Merrillville and its programs to better service the food pantries and support programs that it services.  The Food Bank moved from Gary to Merrillville just a few months ago.  You'll be surprised to hear how it's grown in that short amount of time.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Kevin Moore, President of Midwest Wind & Solar LLC.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Kevin Kirkham, Manager for Business Development at NIPSCO.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Therese Dorau, Director of Sustainability for the City of South Bend.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio" which is made possible by South Shore Clean Cities, talks with Dominique Edwards, Public Participation Planner for Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission.

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Today:    We revsit our conversation with state Senator Karen Tallian (D-Ogden Dunes) on her recent trip to Canada for a meeting where trade between the U.S. and Canada was discussed.  Indiana's one of the major Midwest trade states with our neighbors to the North. 

We also have another edition of "Green Fleet Radio," supported by South Shore Clean Cities, with Carl Lisek and the manager for business development at NIPSCO.

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