Tell President Obama and the US DOT to stop oil trains carrying diluted tar sands and fracked shale oil from the Bakken formation—both are more toxic, more explosive, and more carbon-intensive than conventional crude.
A recent stealth move on the part of Iowa’s MidAmerican Energy Co. has moved the issue of clean energy to the front burner. With little to no attention by the rest of the state, this powerful energy company managed to move a bill requiring Iowa’s rate payers to provide the funds to build an untried, unevaluated, and unreviewed new nuclear power plant. This plant is expected to add significant increases to Iowan’s energy bills with no guarantees the plant will ever be built and no refunds if not.
Tell your Iowa state Senator and Representative that you oppose increased electricity bills for risky new reactors and urge them to vote against SF 390/HF 561!