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Iowa Dedicates Sales Tax to Flood Mitigation

Alerted to this on The Midwest Planning BLUZ, a land use blog from Iowa State Extension.  A new bill in Iowa: …establishes a flood mitigation program and a flood mitigation board to review proposed flood mitigation projects and authorize funding … Continue reading

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Wind Energy Looking Up For 2011

Press Release U.S. wind energy industry finishes 2010 with half the installations of 2009, activity up in 2011, now cost-competitive with natural gas Industry weathers latest boom-bust cycle as utilities move to lock in more wind power at favorable long-term … Continue reading

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The Day The Music Died

Today is the 50th anniversary of The Day The Music Died.  On 3 February 1959, in a field outside Clear Lake, Iowa, a small plane carrying Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, crashed and killed everyone … Continue reading

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