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Spring Brings Money, Volunteers for Iowa Flood Recovery

Spring Brings Money, Volunteers for Iowa Flood Recovery

DES MOINES, Iowa, February 20, 2009 (ENS) – Iowa Governor Chet Culver and Congressman Bruce Braley today announced that more than $5.1 million in federal and state funds has been identified and is in the final approval stage for two conservation related flood recovery projects in Iowa. These funds are part of the effort to…

Every Penny Is 'Precious' Says Iowa Governor Chet Culver

Every Penny Is 'Precious' Says Iowa Governor Chet Culver

DES MOINES, Iowa, July 10, 2008 (ENS) – As he does his job of helping Iowans clean up and recover from the disastrous June floods, Governor Chet Culver is already thinking ahead to preventing the next flood emergency. In a webcast interview with the Editorial Board of the “Des Moines Register” newspaper today, the governor…

Tornado Kills Four at Iowa Scout Camp, Towns Flee Floods

Tornado Kills Four at Iowa Scout Camp, Towns Flee Floods

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 11, 2008 (ENS) – A tornado touched down at a Boy Scout camp in the woods near Little Sioux Wednesday, killing four people and injuring at least 40 others, Iowa Governor Chet Culver said tonight. In a conference call with reporters, the governor said Iowa National Guard soldiers, rescue teams and…

Torrential Rains, Flooding Swamp Midwestern Spring

Torrential Rains, Flooding Swamp Midwestern Spring

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 9, 2008 (ENS) – After a miserable stormy spring, more severe weather, tornadoes, floods, and heavy rains wreaked havoc across the Plains on the weekend. And the high water and storm conditions continue today. Iowa Governor Chet Culver has activated the state’s emergency operations center and put 31 counties under an…

Best of the Wind Energy Industry Honored in Houston

Best of the Wind Energy Industry Honored in Houston

HOUSTON, Texas, June 3, 2008 (ENS) – The American Wind Energy Association has announced the recipients of its 2008 Awards, paying tribute to a group of advocates and leaders for their outstanding efforts on behalf of wind energy. U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell, a Washington Democrat, and John Ensign, a Nevada Republican, received special congressional awards…

Best of the Wind Energy Industry Honored in Houston

Best of the Wind Energy Industry Honored in Houston

HOUSTON, Texas, June 3, 2008 (ENS) – The American Wind Energy Association has announced the recipients of its 2008 Awards, paying tribute to a group of advocates and leaders for their outstanding efforts on behalf of wind energy. Turbine at the King Mountain Wind Ranch near Odessa, Texas, source of some of Austin’s electricity. (Photo…