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Rivers and Waterways Study Committee Offers Recommendations

Rivers and Waterways Study Committee Offers Recommendations

Earlier this fall, the legislative Rivers and Waterways Study Committee asked for public input on how to protect Iowa's Rivers. Based on the amount of public comments received fro ...

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Public Input Needed on How to Protect Iowa Rivers

Public Input Needed on How to Protect Iowa Rivers

What are your suggestions for restoring the quality of Iowa's rivers and waterways? A legislative Rivers and Waterways Study Committee has been charged with "developing recommenda ...

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New Biofuels Program will Expand E-30 and Biodiesel

New Biofuels Program will Expand E-30 and Biodiesel

A new biofuels pilot program called “Fueling Our Future,” has been created  to assist in expanding the market for biofuels blends. Federal and state dollars will be used to establ ...

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ISENHART TO ATTEND ENVIRONMENTAL SUMMIT

ISENHART TO ATTEND ENVIRONMENTAL SUMMIT

State Rep. Chuck Isenhart (D-Dubuque) will attend the Midwest/Great Lakes meeting of the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators in Chicago, Dec. 8-10. Isenhart is ranking me ...

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Nuclear Energy Debate Scheduled for Today

Nuclear Energy Debate Scheduled for Today

Today the Iowa House is scheduled to debate whether Iowa should build a nuclear energy plant. House File 561 establishes the regulatory construct and regulatory certainty that is ...

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House to Debate Dove Hunting Today

House to Debate Dove Hunting Today

The Iowa House will consider today legislation that will allow the Iowa Natural Resources Commission to set a mourning dove hunting season. From Radio Iowa: Dove hunting update Ma ...

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New Funding Available for Iowa Biofuels Initiative

New Funding Available for Iowa Biofuels Initiative

The Iowa Office of Energy Independence (OEI) announced that $250,000 was given to Iowa from the  State Energy Program and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Grant to make it e ...

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