Category Archives: Iowa Globalwarming

Opposition Vows Oil Will Never Flow Through Bakken Pipeline The Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) met yesterday and voted 2-1 to allow pipeline construction to start in areas where they have voluntary easements. Iowans have stood strong working to prevent the pipeline for months on end and we’re not … Continue reading

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Is The Iowa Utilities Board Working For Big Oil?

CCI Action Fund The Bakken Pipeline fight is heating up, but you can take action today. The Iowa Utilities Board just announced November 12-16 for the Bakken Pipeline evidentiary hearing. This adheres to Dakota Access’ construction timeline, making it clear … Continue reading

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Iowa Farmer To Pipeline Representative: “Go To Hell”

“I’ve worked all my life for what we’ve got.”  She points north and east, naming one neighbor after another who is against the pipeline. “I hope everyone is as mad as I am, because to tell you the truth, I … Continue reading

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Iowan To Pipeline Representative “I Don’t Want You On My Land”

“The pipeline representative called me to talk about coming out here to survey… I told her they’d have to carry me out in a pine box before I’d let any oil pipeline people on my property. And you know how … Continue reading

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Hughie Tweedy To Pipeline: “My Land Is Not For Sale – Not For A Million Bucks” Beginning on March 2, 2015, Ed Fallon began a walk of 400 miles following the path of the proposed Bakken Oil Pipeline. He will walk from the southeast corner of Iowa to the northwest corner of the state, meeting … Continue reading

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Every Day Should Be Earth Day

According to, every year on April 22, over a billion people in 190 countries take action for Earth Day.  That fact in itself is cause for hope. But it is tempting to be cynical because we’ve been having Earth … Continue reading

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Iowa Electric Cooperatives File Appeal For FEMA Disaster Aid

DES MOINES – Lyon Rural Electric Cooperative, Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative, Osceola Rural Electric Cooperative and Sanborn Municipal Utilities have filed a formal appeal with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) asking that the agency reverse their decision to deny … Continue reading

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Moving Planet Day September 24 – Local Events In Iowa Moving Planet September 24, 2011 Moving Planet will be a day to put our demands for climate action into motion—marching, biking, skating—calling for the world to go beyond fossil fuels. WHY: For too long, our leaders have denied and … Continue reading

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2009 QC Earth Charter Summit – Local Foods

2009 QC Earth Charter SummitBuilding a Local Foods Movement By Caroline Vernon You’re invited to attend! The 2009 Quad Cities Earth Charter Summit“Building a Local Foods Movement”Saturday, September 26, 2009, 9am-3pmAugustana College – Wallenberg HallLocal Food is the theme of … Continue reading

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Mindfully Green in 2009 and Beyond

Happy New Year progressive family! I wanted to share with you all the details of the upcoming Inaugural Ball here in the Quad Cities at the Davenport River Center on January 20th… but that will have to be the subject … Continue reading

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