Category Archives: fracking

“Contaminated Water Would Travel Across Nebraska In Three Days”

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Iowa Pipeline Walk Uncovers New Hero

“All we wanted was to have the house fixed.”  –  Kenneth Larkin Iowa Pipeline Walk: Day Nineteen Posted on March 24, 2015 by Ed Fallon Monday, March 23, 2015 – Cambridge, Iowa Click here to go to original post at … Continue reading

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Ed Fallon On The Iowa Bakken Oil Pipeline

Blog for Iowa caught up with Ed Fallon in Iowa City at a March 11 fundraiser for his Iowa Pipeline Walk along the proposed route of the Dakota Access oil pipeline from the Bakken shale formation through Iowa to Illinois. … Continue reading

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Finding A New World? Harder Than Some Think!

Tip of the hat to http://www.dailykos/comics As some of you may have read here Thursday Iowa is in the process of “studying” allowing the Bakken Oil to build a pipeline across Iowa. Minnesota is also looking at a pipeline from … Continue reading

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Looking Back At The Session

Once again we wish to thank Iowa Policy Project for their solid and in depth analysis on issues in the state of Iowa. We are quite lucky to have such a policy analysis group in a small state such as … Continue reading

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Why We Must Say No To Frac Sand Mining In Iowa

Say NO to FRAC SAND MINING There is a petition to Winneshiek County Board of Supervisors: John Logsdon, Dennis Karlsbroten, Mark Kuhn, Floyd Ashbacher, and Dean Thompson, which says: “We, the people of Winneshiek County, call for a rights-based ordinance … Continue reading

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George Raveling And “The Speech”

Iowans who have been around for the last 30 years can hardly forget George Raveling, the high energy former Iowa Men’s basketball coach. Raveling always prided himself more as a leader and shaper of young men than as a basketball … Continue reading

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Oops – Steve King Accidentally Speaks The Truth

Every now and then some Republican loses their talking points and without those to guide them they accidentally tell the truth. Such a horrible misfortune befell our own Steve King this week. He was discussing immigration and he slipped and … Continue reading

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