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Clean Power Plan Protects Iowans' Health in the Hawkeye State

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Juan Declet-Barreto, Climate and Health Fellow, Washington, D.C.:This week, my colleague (and Senior Scientist) Kim Knowlton was honored to address Iowa’s professional public health community in a webinar about public health threats in the state associated with climate change—and to share some things that can be done...

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on Nov 21, 2014 at 09:50 PM
Iowa teen: I thought I kill...

Iowa teen: I thought I killed a goblin, not my brother

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LOGAN, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa teenager has testified that when he killed his 5-year-old foster brother, he was in a fantasy world and thought he was killing a goblin.

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on Nov 06, 2014 at 03:20 PM

Tesla Owners Get Around Test Drive Ban In Iowa

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A group of Model S owners from Minnesota got around a ban on official Tesla test drives in Iowa by putting on a test drive event of their ownThe post Tesla Owners Get Around Test Drive Ban In Iowa appeared first on Gas 2.

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on Oct 27, 2014 at 08:52 PM
The Benefits of Wind Energy...

The Benefits of Wind Energy in Iowa: A Valuable, Reliable Crop for This Agricultural State

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Katharine McCormick, Midwest Advocate, Chicago:Iowa wind continues to blow away critics of the potential for clean energy to lead to economic growth! Last week Governor Branstad announced that MidAmerican Energy, the largest utility in the state, plans to add 67 wind turbines in Adams...

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on Oct 20, 2014 at 11:52 PM

EPA Inspection Finds Clean Water Act Violations by E and M Farms, Inc., Dairy Operation near Ossian, Iowa (IA)

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Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., October 3, 2014) - As a result of an inspection of northeastern Iowa livestock operations by EPA Region 7 staff last spring, the owner of E&M Farms, Inc., has agreed to pay a $7,500 civil penalty to settle alleged violations of the ...

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on Oct 03, 2014 at 07:22 PM

EPA Region 7 Administrator, Brody Middle School Students to Increase Awareness of Water Quality Oct. 3 in Des Moines, Iowa (IA)

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Environmental NewsNEWS MEDIA ADVISORY(Lenexa, Kan., Sept. 30, 2014) - EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks will be in Des Moines, Iowa, on Friday, Oct. 3, to visit with Brody Middle School seventh grade students about EPA?s role in protecting water quality. Brooks? visit will include a role-play e...

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on Sep 30, 2014 at 07:52 PM

Griffin Pipe Products Agrees to Resolve Issues with Lead Emissions, Air and Water Violations at Council Bluffs, Iowa (IA)

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Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., Sept. 29, 2014) - EPA Region 7 has reached an agreement with Griffin Pipe Products, LLC, to settle violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA) and Clean Water Act (CWA) at its Council Bluffs, Iowa, facility that will require Griffin Pipe to lower lead ...

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on Sep 29, 2014 at 06:23 PM
Iowa Bans Tesla Test Drives

Iowa Bans Tesla Test Drives

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The war between car dealers and Tesla Motors opened a new front in Iowa, as the local dealer association tattled on a three-day Tesla test drive eventThe post Iowa Bans Tesla Test Drives appeared first on Gas 2.

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on Sep 27, 2014 at 12:20 AM
Biden triggers 2016 specula...

Biden triggers 2016 speculation with Iowa visit

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By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the 2016 Democratic presidential competition there is Hillary Clinton and everyone else, all powerful politicians who could make a credible run should she decide not to seek the presidency. Vice President Joe Biden is at the top of that group, which also includes Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren. Biden's visi...

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on Sep 17, 2014 at 06:21 PM
Hillary returns to Iowa   b...

Hillary returns to Iowa but so does Bill

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The former first lady takes the stage, but the former president gets the spotlight.

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on Sep 15, 2014 at 01:20 PM