On the Radio: Power plants put Iowans at risk for mercury poisoning


Photo from Environment Iowa's report: "Dirty Energy's Assault on our Health - Mercury"

Listen top this week’s radio segment on the thousands of pounds of mercury that escape Iowa’s power plants. For more information on mercury’s health risks see this post.

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Nuclear energy bill passes Iowa House panel vote


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Iowa took another step towards nuclear power on Wednesday when a bill that would give companies incentives to produce it unanimously passed a House Commerce Committee vote. Continue reading