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Nuclear Power Is Not The Answer

In 2018 NextEra Energy Resources announced plans to retire the Duane Arnold Energy Center (DAEC) — a 615-MW nuclear power plant located in Palo, Iowa — before the end of 2020. NextEra’s main customer at DAEC, Alliant Energy, will buy … Continue reading

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End Nuclear Power Subsidies In Iowa

(Editor’s Note: The following letter from Michael Mariotte, president of the Nuclear Information and Resource Service arrived this week, reminding us of common ground with conservatives who would end government subsidies to the nuclear power industry. Iowa’s own nuclear plant … Continue reading

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Vilsack's Energy Policy Legacy

Does Tom Vilsack’s 2007 consulting agreement with MidAmerican Energy matter any more? It does, but not in the way conservative pundits characterized it, as a form of political corruption, after President Obama appointed Vilsack to his current job as secretary … Continue reading

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Senators Bolkcom and Hogg On Statewide Tour Today To Warn Iowans

DES MOINES – On Tuesday, March 20, State Senator Rob Hogg (D-Cedar Rapids) and State Senator Joe Bolkcom (D-Iowa City) will travel to five major communities served by MidAmerican Energy to warn of higher utility bills if House File 561 … Continue reading

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