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- USGS study finds waterways have high levels of neonicotinoid in Iowa, Midwest
- Agricultural and environmental interests may be at odds
- Imagine Energy Traveler available to RAGBRAI riders
- Cooler temps offer needed relief for RAGBRAI bikers
- On the Radio: American Solar Challenge passing through Iowa this weekend
- American Ethanol team participating in RAGBRAI XLII
- Roundup chemical found in water and air samples
- Ecolotree cleans up in Oregon
- Iowa elm trees at risk
- Advisory Council: Climate change has far-reaching impacts
Iowa Climate Statement 2013: A Rising Challenge to Iowa Agriculture
Category Archives: Air Quality
This week’s On the Radio segment looks at how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan will reduce carbon emissions in Iowa and across the country. Listen to the audio below, or continue reading for the transcript. Transcript: Clean Power Plan … Continue reading
This week’s On the Radio segment looks at the potential health benefits of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. Listen to the audio below, or continue reading for the transcript. Transcript: Clean Power Plan health benefits Thousands of lives and … Continue reading
An extensive risk analysis report released Tuesday outlines what a warmer climate could mean for U.S. private and public sectors, with significant shifts in store for the Midwest. The report was released by the Risky Business Project, an effort to … Continue reading
A new plan proposed by President Obama to cut carbon pollution will rely on states to set and meet their own emissions standards. The plan aims to “cut carbon pollution from power plans by 30 percent from 2005 levels by … Continue reading
This week’s On the Radio segment explores the findings of the IPCC’s research into climate change, and what the future holds. Listen to the audio below, or continue reading for the transcript.
Focusing on farming, soil management, and wind energy, this piece by the Des Moines Register goes into three things that Iowans can do to better prepare for, and reduce the impact of climate change.
A recent University of Iowa study reports air quality statewide falls within federal cleanliness standards.
This week’s On the Radio segment covers the state lawsuit against GPC of Muscatine for their environmental violations. Listen to the audio below, or continue reading for the transcript.
A bill that increases available state money to encourage installation of solar power systems in Iowa has passed a Senate committee and moves forward to the full Senate.
Applications are now being taken for this year’s Iowa Environmental Excellence Awards. The awards are considered the state’s premier honors to recognize leadership and innovation in the protection of Iowa’s water, land and air. To learn more, head over to … Continue reading