Tag Archives: Iowa renewable energy

In Green News, Others Pass Us By

Some quite interesting news around the world as other countries move away from fossil fuels and toward renewables for their energy.   From Africa we get news that the country of Zambia is celebrating a unique achievement – the elimination … Continue reading

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Here Comes The Attack On Iowa Jobs In Wind Energy

Action alert by the Progressive Change Campaign Committee – Boldprogressives.org Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the EPA — Scott Pruitt — has sided with big oil against renewable fuel producers in Iowa. He actively challenged the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) … Continue reading

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Big Oil Polluting Iowa Airwaves On Behalf Of Tea Party Candidate Joni Ernst

http://www.americansunitedforchange.org/ Records Show Joni Ernst’s ‘Trajectory’-Launching Koch Brother Friends Have Spent Millions Lobbying Against Renewable Fuels and Iowa Jobs This Year Now the Oil Barons are Polluting Iowa’s Airwaves with a Million Dollar Attack Ad on Ernst’s Behalf Topping the … Continue reading

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Iowa Bakken Backers Braking

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), the company proposing to build a transfer pipeline from the Bakken/Three Forks shale oil production area in North Dakota, across 17 counties in Iowa, to its existing pipeline in Pakota, Illinois, announced yesterday it will delay … Continue reading

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Meeting Iowa's Renewable Energy Challenge

IOWA CITY– The University of Iowa Public Policy Center is hosting several events centered on the theme of “Meeting the Renewable Energy Challenge”.  Please mark your calendar to join us for any or all of the events, which include: Wednesday, … 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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Iowa Wind Farmers Deserve A Fair Price

Action Alert by  Iowa PIRG.org,  Iowa Public Interest Research Group: Stand up for farmers who produce wind power in Iowa! Iowa’s big utilities are cheating farmers who produce their own wind power in Iowa. Right now, farmers earn five times … Continue reading

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