Tag Archives: MidAmerican Energy

Iowa Pulls The Plug On Nuclear Power

Pursuit of new nuclear power in Iowa was a bad idea when then governor Tom Vilsack began promoting it, and remains so. MidAmerican Energy’s announcement in the Des Moines Register today, that the utility “has scrapped plans for Iowa’s second … Continue reading

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Iowa Farmers Oppose Nuclear Power

WILTON—About 65 people gathered at the Wilton Community Center last night to view a screening of the documentary, “The Atomic States of America,” hosted by the group Saving America’s Farmland and Environment (S.A.F.E.). Attendees also heard an update from two … 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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Public Meeting: Nuclear Power Plant In Muscatine County?

*PUBLIC MEETING* Nuclear Power Plant in Muscatine County??? Tuesday 6:30pm Wilton Community Center, 1215 Cypress Street Wilton, IA Check out  Say ‘NO’ to nuclear power in Muscatine County Iowa Facebook page: *This issue will affect every community in Muscatine, Cedar, … Continue reading

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50,000 Megawatts of Coal Plants Retired

Settlement Between the Sierra Club and Warren Buffett’s MidAmerican Energy Brings Clean Air Victory to Iowans DES MOINES, Iowa– On Jan. 22, the Sierra Club and Warren Buffett’s MidAmerican Energy Company announced a landmark settlement that requires the Iowa utility … Continue reading

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AARP to MidAmerican Energy: Quit Trying to Fool Iowans

DES MOINES — AARP leaders are taking on MidAmerican Energy false portrayal of the Association’s position on nuclear power and attempts to shift away the focus from what HF 561 really does in their ads.  AARP doesn’t oppose nuclear power, … Continue reading

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Senator Hogg: Nuclear Power Bill A “Radical Departure” For Iowa

Two letters in the Des Moines Register are right on target about the bill now being considered in the Iowa legislature (House File 561) that will force taxpayers to fund a MidAmerican Energy study to assess the feasibility of a … 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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