Monthly Archive: August 2017

Aug 25

Grant opportunity to help small Iowa communities with abandoned commercial properties

DES MOINES– Funding is still available to Iowa communities with populations of 5,000 or smaller to inspect and properly remove asbestos from abandoned commercial buildings.

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Aug 14

Alliant Energy issues 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report

MADISON, Wis. – August 14, 2017 – Alliant Energy showed its progress toward a sustainable future by reducing carbon emissions 34 percent since 2005 and increasing its investments in renewable energy. The company also cut fossil fuel generation water withdrawals by over 25 percent since 2005 with plans targeting a reduction of 75 percent by …

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Aug 12

Nationwide Pays Iowa Nearly $322,000 in $5.5M Multistate Settlement over 2012 Data Breach

DES MOINES – Ohio-based Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company will enhance its online security practices and pay $5.5 million as part of a multistate settlement following a 2012 data breach that affected more than a million consumers.

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Aug 09

Gov. Reynolds announces SBA disaster assistance for 7 storm-damaged counties

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Friday that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has declared a disaster for seven Iowa counties impacted by severe storms and flooding July 19-23. Gov. Reynolds requested the SBA disaster declaration on Aug. 2.

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