Tag Archives: IUB

This Week On The Fallon Forum

**Update and Correction: The Iowa Utilities Board does meet Wednesday, March 9th at 9:00 a.m., but that meeting is closed to the public. They will be making their decision entirely behind closed doors. The IUB will announce their Bakken permitting … Continue reading

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Bakken Oil Pipeline Update

There has been a lot of news about the Dakota Access Pipeline (aka Bakken Oil Pipeline) during the last three months. Where does the project stand? Here’s a Blog for Iowa update based on information gathered this week. On Jan. … Continue reading

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NRC: Iowa's Hero or Villain?

During Iowa’s debate over HF 561, an act relating to the permitting, licensing, construction and operation of nuclear generating facilities, it seems unclear whether the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is a villain or a hero. Proponents of nuclear power have … Continue reading

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Iowa Utilities Board Announces Public Comment Meetings

Dec. 6, a story about MidAmerican Energy’s potential rate increase was making the news. The company is expected to file with the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) in February for an electricity rate increase of 3-4 percent. In anticipation of the … Continue reading

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