UI School of Urban and Regional Planning looks to make Dubuque more sustainable

Dubuque, IA. – photo by Jenza, Flickr

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 includes researching and mapping renewable energy sources that will help keep the city’s lights on when a power plant closes in 2015, and working with the four colleges and other major institutions in the area to link them with local food producers. Continue reading