Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Iowa now selling snagging paddlefish licenses

Fishers looking to hook some snagging paddlefish on the Missouri or Big Sioux rivers may now apply for a special license in Iowa for the season that runs from March 1 through April 15.
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Progress, problems seen in Iowa water monitoring efforts

Iowa continues to face challenges in its water quality, but recent monitoring efforts appear to be paying off, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said recently.
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Institute for Energy Research says Renewable Fuel Standard will hurt corn farmers

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) has not been advantageous for consumers, and it doesn’t bode well for corn farmers either, according to Robert L. Bradley Jr., founder and CEO of the Institute for Energy Research in Houston.
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Dozens of senators sign on to resolution targeting new EPA water rule

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) introduced a joint resolution on Thursday, with 46 co-sponsors, that seeks to nullify the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, which was finalized earlier this year by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (ACE).
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Alliant Energy’s Operation ReLeaf coming to eight Iowa locations in fall 2015

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced on Tuesday that Alliant Energy will be running its popular Operation ReLeaf program in eight Iowa locations this fall, allowing homeowner to purchase trees at deep discounts and lower their energy bills with the creation of summer shade.
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