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Stories Tagged "pollution"

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Iowa Works to Reduce Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone (#302)

posted on September 17, 2009 at 9:19 AM

Iowa Works to Reduce Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone (#302)
The Iowa Journal travels to Boone and Otho to look at projects aimed at reducing nutrient runoff from farm fields. That runoff ends up in nearby waterways and travels as far as the Gulf of Mexico, contributing to pollution that is killing... 05:20 Read More »

Food vs. Fuel - Not That Simple (#160)

posted on May 22, 2008 at 6:09 PM

Food vs. Fuel - Not That Simple (#160)
The Iowa Journal will examine the debate over whether corn should be used for food or fuel. 04:40 Read More »

Discussion: Food vs. Fuel - Ethanol's Place in the Economy (#160)

posted on May 22, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Discussion: Food vs. Fuel - Ethanol's Place in the Economy  (#160)
The Iowa Journal will examine the debate over whether corn should be used for food or fuel. 10:23 Read More »

Food vs. Fuel - Are We Taking Agriculture for Granted? (Full Program) (#160)

posted on May 22, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Food vs. Fuel - Are We Taking Agriculture for Granted? (Full Program) (#160)
Full Program: Are rising corn and bean prices due to the ethanol boom in Iowa? 27:46 Read More »

Discussion: Higher Gas Prices and Public Transportation (#159)

posted on May 19, 2008 at 2:06 PM

Discussion: Higher Gas Prices and Public Transportation (#159)
On this Iowa Journal, we discuss ridership on buses, alternatives to driving your car and what other gas-price-related items are quickly heading to the front- burner of many households across Iowa. 15:07 Read More »

Mason City Bus Ridership up 7% (#159)

posted on May 19, 2008 at 2:03 PM

Mason City Bus Ridership up 7% (#159)
On this Iowa Journal, we discuss ridership on buses, alternatives to driving your car and what other gas-price-related items are quickly heading to the front- burner of many households across Iowa. 02:36 Read More »

Higher Gas Prices (Full Program) (#159)

posted on May 16, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Higher Gas Prices (Full Program) (#159)
Full Program: Gas prices are climbing it seems every day and approaching the $4 mark. So what does that mean? 27:46 Read More »

Discussion: Cleaning Iowa's Rivers: Municipal Sewage Treatment & Water Quality in Iowa (#158)

posted on May 15, 2008 at 2:35 PM

Discussion: Cleaning Iowa's Rivers: Municipal Sewage Treatment & Water Quality in Iowa (#158)
Water pollution's effects on aquatic life and the humans who recreate in the river are discussed by Susan Heathcoate, Water Program Director with the Iowa Environmental Council, and Wayne Gieselman, Division Administrator of the Environmental... 14:34 Read More »

Iowa's Municipal Sewage Treatment (Full Program) (#158)

posted on May 15, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa's Municipal Sewage Treatment (Full Program) (#158)
Full Program: Iowa faces a crumbling underground infrastructure of sewer lines that if go unfixed can divert, or leech, untreated wastewater into nearby streams and rivers. 27:46 Read More »

Fixing Iowa's Sewage Pollution Problems in Rivers and Streams (#158)

posted on May 6, 2008 at 3:03 PM

Fixing Iowa's Sewage Pollution Problems in Rivers and Streams (#158)
The Iowa Journal visits Boone and Sheldahl, two communities facing fines until they moved forward with costly upgrades of their underground municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities. 04:54 Read More »

Discussion: Green Living and Eliminating Household Toxins (#155)

posted on May 6, 2008 at 1:27 PM

Discussion: Green Living and Eliminating Household Toxins (#155)
author and consultant Linda Mason Hunter and Lynnae Hentzen, Executive Director of the Center on Sustainable Communities in Iowa, discuss ways to breathe easier in our homes. 14:42 Read More »

Green Products and Healthy Home Interiors (#155)

posted on May 6, 2008 at 12:51 PM

Green Products and Healthy Home Interiors (#155)
Indoor air quality is often worse than outdoor air quality. A toxic brew of synthetic chemicals found in building materials, furnishings, and cleaning products may be making you sick. 04:34 Read More »

Green Interiors (Full Program) (#155)

posted on May 6, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Green Interiors (Full Program) (#155)
Full Program: Indoor air quality is often worse than outdoor air quality. We'll look at ways to breath easier in our homes. 27:46 Read More »

Discussion: Iowa's Water Quality and Quantity (#133)

posted on January 31, 2008 at 7:36 PM

Rich Leopold and L.D. McMullen discuss important issues concerning Iowa's water quality and management. Read More »

Iowa Water Issues (Full Program) (#133)

posted on January 28, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Water Issues (Full Program) (#133)
Full Program: Iowa may seem rich in water resources, but how much of it is protected from pollution and available for Iowans to use for drinking water, recreation and industry? 27:46 Read More »
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