On the Radio: Radon – the invisible, preventable killer


A startling sight: All 99 of Iowa's counties are colored bright red on the EPA's radon zone map. The color signifies where people are the most at risk for breathing the radioactive gas. Source: EPA.

Listen to this week’s radio segment, which discusses Iowans’ high risk of exposure to deadly radon. You can read more about radon in Iowa here. Continue reading

Storm Lake restoration should improve water quality


Storm Lake. Credit: pattie74_99, Flickr

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is leading an $800,000 project to improve water quality in Storm Lake and its surrounding watershed. It hopes to complete the project by fall.

KTIV-TV reports: Continue reading