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Go to a Grassley or Ernst Town Hall meeting.
Friday (today) 8/11/17 @ 6:00PM Fareway Education Center, 1215 S Marshall St,
Monday, 8/14/17 @ 4:30PM Monday, Fort Dodge Middle School, 800 N 32nd St,
Tuesday, 8/15 17 @ 12:30 PM, Washington High School Auditorium. 1111 S Ave
Grassley Town Halls
Thursday, 8/24, @ 11:30 Bedford City Hall, 625 Court Ave
Tuesday, 8/29 @3:45 Pimghar Community Building, 215 1st St SE\
Wednesday, 8/30 @ 8:00AM, Sibley Senior Center, 612 8th St.
8/31 Thursday@10:00AM @Mapelton Community Center, 511 Main Street
8/31 Thursday@ 2:45, Harlan Community Center,718 Court St.
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Category Archives: Environment
America lost so much in this election. The world lost so much in this election. Perhaps no entity lost more in this election than the planet and its systems for sustaining life. Humanity was finally, slowly coming to grips with … Continue reading
Monday Action Alert from Bold Iowa: Bold Iowa is setting up a #NoDAPL camp today with an Iowa farmer in Calhoun County, whose land was taken against her will via eminent domain to build the Dakota Access pipeline that threatens … Continue reading
The Cedar River crested in Cedar Rapids at 21.91 feet at 11 a.m. yesterday. As the river recedes over the next few days the temporary flood wall and earthen berms built over the weekend will be monitored for breaches. They … Continue reading
The headline from this morning’s Des Moines Register was that residents of 5,000 Cedar Rapids homes were asked to evacuate in advance of the flood crest predicted to arrive Tuesday morning. The height of the crest has been revised downward … Continue reading
(Editor’s Note: When this guest column ran in the Cedar Rapids Gazette on Wednesday, Sept. 21, its abstract nature became real as heavy precipitation events pummeled Butler County and other parts of northeastern Iowa, disrupting lives there and downstream. Living … Continue reading
There was a lot to make one cranky as summer ended yesterday, including the weather. Extremely heavy rains are flooding parts of Iowa and the impact will soon be felt downstream. The Cedar River is expected to crest at 24.1 … Continue reading
Can consumers buy avocados from Mexico at the grocery store, or in prepared guacamole with impunity? Probably not. Last week’s article “In Mexico, high avocado prices fueling deforestation” by Associated Press author Mark Stevenson explained why. Americans’ love for avocados … Continue reading
On Wednesday, Aug. 3, State Rep. Chuck Isenhart issued a press release addressing the need for Iowa government to update the state’s clean water strategy. Following a visit to Louisiana, where he consulted with stakeholders regarding Gulf of Mexico hypoxia, … Continue reading
Last week, Al Gore reflected on the ten years since he founded The Climate Reality Project. Following is an excerpt from an email he sent to the Climate Reality Leaders he trained. Ten years ago, I trained the first group … Continue reading
We hope this isn’t true. http://www.realfarmacy.com/reason-toxic-wheat/ The stories became far too frequent to ignore. E-mails from folks with allergic or digestive issues to wheat in the United States experienced no symptoms whatsoever when they tried eating pasta on vacation in … Continue reading