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Poll: Saving Money Motivates Iowans to Save Energy

Poll: Saving Money Motivates Iowans to Save Energy

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa, February 24, 2009 (ENS) Although Iowans are concerned about the environment and global warming, the number one reason they conserve energy is to save money, finds the first Iowa Energy Poll, 2008, conducted by the University of Northern Iowa’s Strategic Marketing Services and funded by the Iowa Power Fund. Vehicle purchases, driving…

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…