The promise of jobs won out over the rights of property owners, as both the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Iowa Utilities Board today gave the go-ahead to use Iowa farmland to run an oil pipeline through the state, despite an outcry from the landowners and environmentalists. Eminent domain will be allowed to be […]
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Lightning kills Hiawatha woman at Linn C...
This news was just released tonight by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources: PALO – A Hiawatha woman died after being struck by lightning early Saturday evening at Pleasant Creek State Recreation Area near Palo in Linn County.
Air pollution warnings issued for Linn a...
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources released this today: (Feb. 25, 2013) – Elevated fine particle pollution levels were recorded across eastern Iowa this morning. Fine particle levels above EPA health standards are likely to persist in Black Hawk and Linn Counties until early Tuesday morning, when northeast winds are expected to clear the air.