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  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Wednesday, May 27, 2015 2:43 PM
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday issued rules it said will protect drinking water for 117 million Americans by protecting small streams, tributaries and wetlands from pollution and development, the Associated Press reported. 

  • Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:32 AM
    Although it appeared earlier this year that the budget ax would fell Iowa's 80-year-old state nursery, it now appears the source for seedlings and saplings will live long enough to grow at least one more tree ring, the Gazette reported.  

  • Friday, May 22, 2015 2:48 PM
    Here's an update for you manufacturers subject to Title V requirements under the federal Clean Air Act and related state regulations. 

  • Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:55 AM
    In Des Moines on Tuesday, a representative of the nonprofit Natural Resources Defense Council said low-income households benefit the most from cutting energy costs through energy efficiency and renewable energy. 

  • Tuesday, May 19, 2015 10:48 AM
    Transferring assets to the next generation is the top concern among family farmers in the United States, according to a recent Farm Journal article.  

  • Monday, May 18, 2015 3:28 PM
    The National Resources Defense Council recently released its "Sneezing and Wheezing" report, which details the negative respiratory health impacts of increased ozone and pollen concentrations that are expected to worsen if carbon emission levels continue to rise. 

  • Friday, May 15, 2015 10:35 AM
    Des Moines Water Works says the newly formed Iowa Partnership for Clean Water's advertising campaign supporting voluntary conservation work by farmers won't help clean up the rivers the utility uses to serve nearly a half-million people tap water.  

  • Thursday, May 14, 2015 11:25 AM
    Community leaders will discuss the health and economic benefits of renewable energy and energy efficiency for low-income and senior citizens in Iowa at a panel discussion at 11:30 a.m. on May 19 at the Des Moines East Side Library. 

  • Tuesday, May 12, 2015 11:19 AM
    Five central Iowa organizations and their leaders will be recognized for exemplary environmentally sustainable practices during the 2015 Environmental Impact Awards ceremony on May 20. 

  • Monday, May 11, 2015 3:36 PM
    The Iowa Partnership for Clean Water, a new statewide organization that says the agriculture industry has been unfairly blamed for water quality problems in the state, officially launched today. 

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Friday, May 08, 2015 3:00 PM
    With the help of Drake University students, Homesteaders Life Co. of West Des Moines announced Thursday that it will phase out plastic water bottles that typically must be landfilled or recycled and are considered tough on the environment. 

  • Friday, May 08, 2015 11:26 AM
    Iowa now is 80 percent drought-free, after rainfall picked up in the first few days of May. 

  • Friday, May 01, 2015 3:17 PM
    The Iowa Department of Revenue reports that continued weakness in the agriculture sector caused some economic indicators to dip close to a level that would indicate a contraction.  

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Friday, May 01, 2015 11:01 AM
    MidAmerican Energy Co. has filed plans with the Iowa Utilities Board to develop up to 552 megawatts of new wind energy generation in Iowa, another in a string of large additions. 

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 3:04 PM
    Des Moines Water Works CEO and General Manager Bill Stowe will speak on leadership and civility at a Wallace Centers of Iowa lunch May 13 at Wallace House, 756 16th St., Des Moines. 


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