Listen to this week’s audio segment on Iowa’s heavy reliance on coal power.
There are 72 coal-fired power units in Iowa, and they may be damaging our health.
This is the Iowa Environmental Focus.
Ninety-two percent of Iowans live within 30 miles of a coal plant and a third of children attend schools nearby one. And those plants rank among the oldest and most inefficient in the country, according to a new study released by the Iowa chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility. Continue reading