News Release | Environment Iowa

Des Moines lags behind in solar power among major U.S cities, new report reveals

Beyond the findings in Iowa, the report examined national solar power in major cities over the past seven years. The analysis found that of the 57 cities surveyed in all seven editions of this report, almost 90 percent more than doubled their total installed solar PV capacity between 2013 and 2019.

News Release | Environment Iowa

Des Moines lags behind in solar power among major U.S cities, new report reveals

Beyond the findings in Iowa, the report examined national solar power in major cities over the past seven years. The analysis found that of the 57 cities surveyed in all seven editions of this report, almost 90 percent more than doubled their total installed solar PV capacity between 2013 and 2019.

News Release | Environment Iowa

Statement: Senator Carper releases valuable report on EPA’s pandemic of pollution

Ahead of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing today, featuring testimony from Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler, Sen. Tom Carper released a staff report summarizing the clean air rollbacks the EPA has proposed or finalized since March 1.

News Release | Environment Iowa

Statement: New House bill looks to protect Iowa rivers and other waterways by halting the administration’s Dirty Water Rule

The Clean Water for All Act, which was introduced today in Congress, would repeal the Trump administration’s “Dirty Water Rule.” The rule endangers drinking water for Iowans and millions of Americans by weakening the Clean Water Act.

News Release | Environment America

New legal brief outlines how America’s historic places are at risk from climate change

Environment America and the National Trust for Historic Preservation filed an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit challenging the Affordable Clean Energy Rule, a new set of regulations created by the Trump administration. Unless defeated in court, this plan will sharply increase U.S. greenhouse gas emissions driving global warming, which, among other impacts, will spur a tremendous rise in sea levels.

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