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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...
EPA Inspection Finds Clean Water Act Violations by E and M Farms, Inc., Dairy Operation near Ossian, Iowa (IA)
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 ...
EPA Region 7 Administrator, Brody Middle School Students to Increase Awareness of Water Quality Oct. 3 in Des Moines, Iowa (IA)
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...
Griffin Pipe Products Agrees to Resolve Issues with Lead Emissions, Air and Water Violations at Council Bluffs, Iowa (IA)
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 ...
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.
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...
The former first lady takes the stage, but the former president gets the spotlight.
Katharine McCormick, Midwest Advocate, Chicago:Iowa’s target under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed Clean Power Plan would reduce carbon pollution by 16% by 2030. Iowa would reduce emissions from existing power plants from 1,552 to 1,301 lbs/MWh (the amount of carbon emitted per...
EPA Regional Administrator to Deliver Keynote Address on Water Quality at Farm Progress Show, Aug. 27, in Boone, Iowa (IA)
Environmental NewsNEWS MEDIA ADVISORY(Lenexa, Kan., Aug. 25, 2014) - EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks will be in Boone, Iowa, on Wednesday, Aug. 27, to speak at the Farm Progress Show about EPA?s role in protecting water quality. Brooks? keynote address will be followed by presen...
Studies warn that climate change will threaten corn production in coming decades. Meanwhile, farmers are experimenting with new planting methods in hopes of slowing soil erosion from torrential rains.