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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.
(Reuters) - A class of insecticides popular with corn and soybean farmers in the U.S. Midwest but feared as a factor in the decline of U.S. honey bee colonies and other crop pollinators, has been found to be widespread through rivers and streams in Iowa, according to a government study released on Thursday.
A good tire call saw Ryan Hunter-Reay and his Honda-powered Andretti Autosport racer steal the Iowa Corn 300 from Tony Kanaan with less than 2 laps to go!The post IndyCar 2014: Iowa Corn 300 Results – Final appeared first on Gas 2.
Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan made the front row of tonight's Iowa Corn 300 an all-Ganassi affair, and the front of the field is dominated by Chevrolet power!The post IndyCar 2014: Iowa Corn 300 Results – Qualifying appeared first on Gas 2.
Cedar Rapids police say the body of a teenager swept into a storm drain has been found more than a mile away in a lake.
Henry Henderson, Director, Midwest Program NRDC, Chicago, Illinois:This post is co-presented with NRDC MAP Energy Policy Fellow and native Iowan Katharine McCormick. The Des Moines Register’s editorial board applauded the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for proposing the first standards for carbon pollution from existing power plants....
OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in southeastern Iowa say one person is dead and others are injured after powerful storms swept through the state.Keokuk County emergency management coordinator Larry Smith says one person died Sunday when strong winds caused an outbuilding to collapse in a rural area near Kinross. He says the victim's identity is being withheld pending notification of relatives....
Nine More Colleges or Universities in Iowa, Kansas and Missouri Become New Members of EPA s Food Recovery Challenge (IA, KS, MO)
Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., April 25, 2014) - EPA Region 7 is announcing nine new collegiate members of EPA?s Food Recovery Challenge (FRC), a national initiative aimed at encouraging businesses, organizations and institutions to actively participate in food w...