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Breaking News: Summer is here; children need to be safe around garbage trucks
   
Posted by: AndyLikes

Des Moines :: IA :: USA | updated 2013-06-21 12:25:37 -0700 | green-news

Waste Management offers summer safety tips for parents and children St. Louis, MO., June 21, 2013 — School’s out for summer and more children will be outside playing, riding their bikes and dashing along streets on skateboards enjoying the break...
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Posted by: AndyLikes

Des Moines :: IA :: USA | updated 2012-09-08 02:16:06 -0700 | green-news

For the second straight year, Waste Management has set a new recycling record at the Iowa State Fair. Waste Management recycled more than 29 tons at the 2012 State Fair, surpassing their 2011 record of 19 tons. “Waste Management strives...
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Breaking News: Help Dad clean up this Father’s Day
   
Posted by: AndyLikes

Des Moines :: IA :: USA | updated 2012-07-26 17:23:20 -0700 | green-news

Des Moines, IA— June 14, 2012 — Do you find yourself scrambling to find a great gift each year for Father’s Day? For the hard-to-buy-for Dad or the one who seems to already have it all, try giving a gift...
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Source: Des Moines Register

Des Moines :: IA :: USA | updated 2012-06-25 17:51:57 -0700 | political-news

The Iowa Department of Transportation said today it will demolish the northbound rest stop on Interstate Highway 35 at Ankeny next week to provide room for a new interchange at 36th Street...The southbound rest area will remain open until August,...
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Posted by: StephanieHuff

Des Moines :: IA :: USA | updated 2011-11-30 18:37:08 -0800 | green-news

DES MOINES, IA — August 10, 2011 — As students head back to school this year, Waste Management reminds customers to save money and Think Green® by adopting some environmentally-friendly habits you and your whole family can practice all year...
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Source: CNN

Mapleton :: UT :: USA | updated 2011-06-10 15:03:46 -0700 | travel-news

Branstad to issue a disaster proclamation in one of the state's westernmost counties. Branstad issued the proclamation for Monona County, which straddles the Nebraska state line, after a large tornado touched down in Mapleton after nightfall Saturday, according to a...
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Posted by: LouiseRoys

Des Moines :: IA :: USA | updated 2012-07-28 04:11:19 -0700 | green-news

The country’s leading bio-lubricant research center, the University of Northern Iowa‘s National Ag-Based Lubricants Center, has received a 370-thousand dollar competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to test biobased lubricants and greases. The center will...
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Source: Des Moines Register

Des Moines :: IA :: USA | updated 2010-09-06 16:43:35 -0700 | political-news

Iowa's most pressing flood-related concerns swiftly moved south Monday, carried along by the rushing waters of the Des Moines River. In Ottumwa, about 300 mobile home park residents were evacuated as the nearby river rose. In Eddyville, some residents awoke...
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Breaking News: Do Coal States Deserve Special Treatment in Climate Bill?
   
Posted by: Beth Buczynski

Des Moines :: IA :: USA | updated 2012-04-16 11:34:19 -0700 | green-news

Fourteen key lawmakers say that coal states DO deserve extra allowances, and they have written a formal letter to Senate Democrats urging them to say the same thing.Led by Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), this group of senators signed and sent...
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Source: Miami Herald

Des Moines :: IA :: USA | updated 2014-03-23 16:12:53 -0700 | green-news

Agricultural interest in using unmanned drones to help monitor millions of acres of crops is growing. The Des Moines Register reports (http://dmreg.co/1eBWqo3 ) that supporters believe using drones on farms makes sense because the operations are generally large and in...
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Source: The Boston Globe

Des Moines :: IA :: USA | updated 2014-03-18 15:33:18 -0700 | green-news

Iowa (AP) A Democratic U.S. senator from Rhode Island was in Iowa Tuesday not to run for president or any other political office but to push for federal climate change laws. While Iowa is already attracting presidential hopefuls in advance...
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Source: Newton Daily News

Des Moines :: IA :: USA | updated 2014-04-08 12:36:10 -0700 | green-news

Farmers, like everyone else, are ready for some more warm weather that will allow them to get out in the fields and prepare for the growing season, Northey said. Soils remain very cool, with frost still in the ground in...
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Source: Newton Daily News

Des Moines :: IA :: USA | updated 2014-02-25 09:24:33 -0800 | green-news

More than 2,800 acres of Iowa land with an estimated value of more than $6 million was permanently protected through many donations for conservation. The donors associated with the 20 donations of land or land value will be recognized during...
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Source: Newton Daily News

Des Moines :: IA :: USA | updated 2014-04-15 10:01:13 -0700 | green-news

Iowa Farm Service Agency executive director John Whitaker announced today that orchardists and nursery tree growers who experienced losses from natural disasters that occurred on or after Oct. 1, 2011, can sign up for the Tree Assistance Program beginning today....
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Source: Natural News

Des Moines :: IA :: USA | updated 2014-04-02 02:20:00 -0700 | green-news

In the decades ahead, will humanity sit and watch, as the biotech industry continues to expand, keeping nature dominated, while decimating all those "pests" that eat away at corporate profits? How might genetically altered seeds and pesticides push honeybees to...
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