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  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:31 AM
    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources' emergency number for reporting spills, sewage bypasses or other environmental incidents will change July 1.  

    Monday, June 29, 2015 4:08 PM
    The U.S. Supreme Court threw out the Obama administration's limits on mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants, ruling 5-4 that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should have considered costs before deciding if the rules were appropriate. 

  • Monday, June 29, 2015 10:28 AM
    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources' Pollution Prevention Services division will host a one-day session on environmental management systems July 16 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Ankeny. 

  • Friday, June 26, 2015 10:25 AM
    Meredith Agrimedia will plant its first seeds in an international market when it launches Successful Farming in Brazil, Meredith Corp. said in a news release.  

  • Thursday, June 25, 2015 10:26 AM
    Noting that about 38 percent of his company's revenues came from sales outside the United States and Canada in 2014, Deere & Co. Chairman and CEO Samuel Allen lauded Trade Promotion Authority legislation that passed the U.S. Senate Wednesday. 

  • Wednesday, June 24, 2015 3:02 PM
    Members of the Iowa Biodiesel Board will convoy to Kansas City today in biodiesel-fueled vehicles to testify on behalf of the fuel's future in the Renewable Fuel Standard, the organization said in a release. 

  • Wednesday, June 24, 2015 10:43 AM
    After gaining permission from the city of West Des Moines to erect a 55-foot pole for an osprey nest at its campus on Jordan Creek Parkway, Wells Fargo & Co. has an announcement.  

    Wednesday, June 17, 2015 4:06 PM
    Developers no longer will have to remove topsoil from home building sites, store it and return it to the finished lot under a rule adopted Tuesday by the Iowa Environmental Protection Commission, Iowa Public Radio reported. 

    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 11:39 AM
    Iowa State University President Steven Leath will take to the national stage today to make a simple but important point: If the world is to have a fighting chance to feed the globe's projected 9.5 billion people in 2050, Congress must increase spending on U.S. agricultural research now. 

  • Tuesday, June 16, 2015 11:34 AM
    All six members of Iowa's congressional delegation on Monday asked the Environmental Protection Agency to schedule a hearing in Iowa on the agency's recent proposal lowering the ratio of ethanol to be blended into the gasoline supply through next year.  

    Friday, June 12, 2015 4:15 PM
    The renewed debate over how to keep nitrate out of drinking water supplies has amped up efforts by universities, agricultural and environmental groups, and companies to spread the word about techniques farmers can use to help. 

  • Friday, June 12, 2015 4:11 PM
    It won't be long before a third of Iowa has confirmed emerald ash borer sightings. 

  • Thursday, June 11, 2015 3:33 PM
    Project AWARE, the annual vacation and volunteer effort by paddlers and others, is set to clean 65 miles of the Wapsipinicon River between Independence and Olin July 11-16. 

  • Tuesday, June 09, 2015 11:07 AM
    The Science Center of Iowa will host a discussion of avian flu tonight, featuring Jim Roth, Iowa State University professor of veterinary microbiology and preventive medicine. 

  • Friday, June 05, 2015 11:09 AM
    Businesses across Iowa are reporting that criminals claiming to represent their local power company are calling and threatening to shut off their electricity unless they make immediate payment through a prepaid debit card. 

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