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  • Wednesday, December 10, 2014 11:11 AM
    More than 22,000 Iowans are employed in Iowa's advanced energy industry, and hiring is on pace for the sector to reach nearly 24,000 jobs in 2015, according to an inaugural industry survey conducted for the Advanced Energy Economy Institute. 

  • Monday, December 08, 2014 3:36 PM

    The U.S. Supreme Court today rejected BP PLC's challenge to its multibillion-dollar settlement agreement over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, which the oil giant complained has allowed payouts to some businesses that are unable to trace their losses to the disaster, Reuters reported.


  • Wednesday, December 03, 2014 3:01 PM
    CenturyLink Inc. is facing a potential fine of up to $2.9 million by Washington state regulators for failing to report a six-hour outage of the 911 emergency call system that occurred in April, the Seattle Times reported. 

  • Tuesday, December 02, 2014 2:35 PM
    The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association today announced that retired U.S. Army Gen. Wesley Clark will speak at the 9th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit and Trade Show on Jan. 27 at The Meadows Events & Conference Center in Altoona. 

  • Tuesday, December 02, 2014 11:08 AM
    Indianola Municipal Utilities announced a network expansion that will bring gigabit broadband service to Indianola in January. 

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  • Friday, November 21, 2014 2:52 PM
    Responding to a diesel fuel shortage in the state, Gov. Terry Branstad on Thursday signed an emergency proclamation that suspends for up to 14 days the regulations on the hours of service for drivers of commercial motor vehicles transporting diesel products.  

  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014 3:47 PM
    In the face of challenges from lower petroleum prices, nine advanced biofuel producers with operations in the state have sent a letter to Iowa's congressional delegation encouraging them to pass a tax package that includes key incentives for the industry before Congress' holiday adjournment. 

  • Friday, November 14, 2014 2:53 PM
    Is your building working hard enough for your business? MidAmerican Energy Co. has introduced a new commercial energy assessment program designed to assist companies of all sizes in saving money on their energy bills. 

  • Friday, November 14, 2014 10:40 AM
    Three Iowa agencies told the federal government a proposed rule that would force utilities to reduce carbon emissions should not significantly increase consumer costs or jeopardize reliability, reports 

  • Wednesday, November 12, 2014 10:59 AM
    A proposed pipeline that would carry crude oil across Iowa from the Bakken oil fields would generate significant economic benefits for Iowa and the four-state region it would cross, according to the results of a study released today. 

  • Monday, November 10, 2014 3:09 PM
    More than 33,000 Des Moines Water Works customers who've been charged an unlawful tax since spring 2013 will be receiving refunds, said utility General Manager Bill Stowe. 

  • Friday, November 07, 2014 11:01 AM
    The U.S. Department of Energy is taking grant applications for projects that use landscape design principles to incorporate cellulosic feedstock production and logistics into existing agricultural or forestry systems. 

  • Friday, November 07, 2014 10:59 AM
    Rock Island Clean Line LLC, a subsidiary of Clean Line Energy Partners LLC, has filed petitions with the Iowa Utilities Board for issuance of electric transmission line franchises in the state. 

    Thursday, November 06, 2014 9:30 AM
    The leader of an environmental group called the Citizens’ Climate Lobby says his organization has come up with a better way to tax carbon that would boost the U.S. economy while fighting greenhouse gas emissions.  

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