Iowa DNR http://iowapublicradio.org en Invisible Air: Regulating Iowa's Air Quality http://iowapublicradio.org/post/invisible-air-regulating-iowas-air-quality <p>The EPA sets regulations for 6 sources of air pollution, but there are hundreds of pollutants known to the EPA that go unregulated.</p><p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:15:01 +0000 Emily Woodbury & Clare Roth 44071 at http://iowapublicradio.org Invisible Air: Regulating Iowa's Air Quality The Beauty and Future of Iowa's Parks http://iowapublicradio.org/post/beauty-and-future-iowas-parks <p>Iowa is the second most privately owned state in the U.S., so land preserved on its public parks is particularly special. Today on <em>River to River</em> – &nbsp;the future of Iowa’s parks.</p> Mon, 19 May 2014 19:25:53 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 40860 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Beauty and Future of Iowa's Parks A Look at this Year's Legislative Session http://iowapublicradio.org/post/look-years-legislative-session <p>Happy Friday! Here's your news buzz wrap-up for the week...</p><p>Joyce Russell, IPR’s Statehouse Correspondent, recaps the 2014 Iowa legislative session:</p><p>Paul Sleeper, Fisheries Biologist for Iowa DNR, explains that fishy smell near your lakes and ponds:</p><p></p> Fri, 02 May 2014 21:43:15 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 40077 at http://iowapublicradio.org A Look at this Year's Legislative Session May IAS features Midwest International Piano Competition, Lowell Walter house, DMMO, and more! http://iowapublicradio.org/post/may-ias-features-midwest-international-piano-competition-lowell-walter-house-dmmo-and-more <p>As you dust off your gardening gloves for some May planting, let Iowa Public Radio sow a few upcoming arts-event seeds on the <em>Iowa Arts Showcase</em>. May’s line-up includes:</p><p>·&nbsp;<em>UNI’s Assistant Professor of Piano Dmitri Vorobiev and Associate Professor of Piano Sean Botkin as they discuss the inaugural Midwest International Piano Competition</em></p> Sat, 26 Apr 2014 21:11:56 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 39763 at http://iowapublicradio.org May IAS features Midwest International Piano Competition, Lowell Walter house, DMMO, and more! Future Regulation of Drones in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/future-regulation-drones-iowa <p>"Since the beginning of 2013, there has been a huge increase in the sale of really simple UAV systems," says Rory Paul, CEO of Volt Aerial Robotics, based in Chesterfield, Missouri.</p><p>With their ability to take high definition photo and video footage, UAVs (known as "unmanned aerial vehicles" or drones) bring up a number of security concerns, and they also have the potential to be put to good use. The Iowa legislature is currently considering ways to regulate these vehicles; so today on <em>River to River</em>, we analyze this legislation.</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 20:36:10 +0000 Clay Masters & Emily Woodbury 38043 at http://iowapublicradio.org Future Regulation of Drones in Iowa