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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: Wind as Alternative Power Source in Iowa (#153)

posted on April 25, 2008 at 1:15 PM

Discussion: Wind as Alternative Power Source in Iowa  (#153)
Iowa has the fourth highest wind power installation in the country, producing enough electricity to serve more than 320,000 average Midwest homes. Becoming a national leader in wind generation is no accident. Read More »

Wind Energy in Iowa (Full Program) (#153)

posted on April 25, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Wind Energy in Iowa (Full Program)  (#153)
Full Program: Wind power, and its potential in Iowa's future are discussed on this episode of "The Iowa Journal." 27:46 Read More »

King Corn: Discussing Iowa Agriculture Today (#152)

posted on April 22, 2008 at 1:38 PM

King Corn: Discussing Iowa Agriculture Today (#152)
The film, "King Corn," was shot in 2004 on a farm near Greene, IA. The grain market has changed dramatically since then. What exactly are those changes and does the movie still have relevance to today's agriculture? Read More »

Iowa Farming - What's New Since "King Corn" (#152)

posted on April 22, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Farming - What's New Since "King Corn"  (#152)
Bill Northey, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture and Frederick L. Kirschenmann, Distinguished Fellow, Leopold Center discuss the 'ethanol economy' and the future of agriculture. 14:58 Read More »

King Corn - How Iowa Agriculture Works (Full Program) (#152)

posted on April 18, 2008 at 12:00 AM

King Corn - How Iowa Agriculture Works  (Full Program) (#152)
Full Program: The film, "King Corn," was shot in 2004 on a farm near Greene, IA. The grain market has changed dramatically since then. What exactly are those changes and does the movie still have relevance to today's agriculture? 27:47 Read More »

King Corn - Movie Sample (#152)

posted on April 18, 2008 at 12:00 AM

King Corn - Movie Sample (#152)
The movie “King Corn” documents two novices' experiences of raising an acre of corn and following it into the system. 04:51 Read More »

Alternative Energy - Wind Energy in Iowa (#153)

posted on April 17, 2008 at 1:09 PM

Alternative Energy - Wind Energy in Iowa  (#153)
Iowa has the fourth highest wind power installation in the country, producing enough electricity to serve more than 320,000 average Midwest homes. Becoming a national leader in wind generation is no accident. 04:23 Read More »

Green Construction in Iowa (Full Program) (#150)

posted on April 15, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Green Construction in Iowa (Full Program)  (#150)
Full Program: Saving money and saving the planet are two of the good reasons architects around the state give for designing sustainable "green" buildings. The Iowa Journal investigates. 27:46 Read More »

List of Iowa LEED Registered Buildings (#150)

posted on April 14, 2008 at 5:25 PM

List of Iowa LEED Registered Buildings (#150)
LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) quantifies the amount of energy savings in building design and construction. This is a list of the Iowa buildings currently registered, the first step towards certification. Compiled April 11,... Read More »
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