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- American Ethanol team participating in RAGBRAI XLII
- On the Radio: American Solar Challenge passing through Iowa this weekend
- Report: Voluntary conservation practices won't clean up Iowa's waterways
- Map: Iowa counties' average indoor radon levels
- Ottumwa meat plant is Iowa's top waterway polluter
- Northern Iowa sees cases of 'swimmer's itch'
- Proposed oil pipeline would run through 17 Iowa counties
- Iowa plant first to produce cellulosic ethanol using fiber from corn kernels
- Iowa Power Fund approves $4.1 Million investment for renewable energy
Iowa Climate Statement 2013: A Rising Challenge to Iowa Agriculture
Monthly Archives: May 2011
Listen to this week’s radio segment here. It features the work of some UI students in Burlington, Charles City, Decorah and Oskaloosa. For the past two school years, second-year students at the UI School of Urban and Regional Planning have helped Iowa towns … Continue reading
About 1,000 local high school students were on the University of Northern Iowa campus on Tuesday to attend “Green: What Does it Mean? Exploring Our Sustainable Community.” There were 40 speakers at the 5-hour event that covered a wide range … Continue reading
Grain Processing Corp., a Muscatine-based firm that has not done much to help boost Eastern Iowa’s air quality, announced yesterday that it was going to change it’s tune. They have pledged $100 million dollars over the next four years to improve … Continue reading
The New York Times is reporting that the Windy City is gearing up for a hotter, wetter climate. Climate scientists found that current trends will eventually lead Chicago toward weather that is more commonly found down south. The city is responding by repaving using … Continue reading
Environmental Science & Technology recently published a study that found flame retardants in four out of five baby products, including nursing pillows, changing pads and car seats. The academic journal, edited by University of Iowa Professor and CGRER co-founder Jerald Schnoor, … Continue reading
Listen to this week’s radio segment. It features our newest sustainable community – Woodbine, Iowa.
Lou Licht, a University of Iowa professor and founder of Ecolotree Inc., will be teaming up with the Port of Morrow industrial park in Boardman, Oregon to remove nitrates from the soil. Licht’s company is based in Iowa and creates … Continue reading
Tammie Krausman and Derek Dautremont did not necessarily set out to build a home that would set the green bar so high. But they wanted a home that would last and wound up with an award-winner. The Des Moines Register reported … Continue reading
Listen to this week’s radio segment. It highlights the preservation work of the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation.
Students will assist city on five yearlong green projects University of Iowa graduate students will partner with the city of Dubuque on nine sustainability projects in the next two years, according to a UI release. Their ambitious list of projects … Continue reading