DBQCoED News

Utilities Stop Shutoffs during COVID-19; Supports May 31 LIHEAP Applications

The Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) on March 13, 2020, issued an emergency order directing all electric and natural gas utilities...

Solar Siting Guide for Iowa Counties

The Iowa Environmental Council and Center for Rural Affairs announced the publication of a best-practices guide for counties developing utility-scale...

Dubuque celebrates 50 years of Earth Day

Dubuque celebrates 50 years of Earth Day

In celebration of the 50th Earth Day, organizations throughout the Dubuque region will be holding events all year that educate...

Editorial: Seeking Energy District Leaders

Editorial appearing in the Cascade Pioneer and Dyersville Commercial, January, 2020: The Dubuque County Energy District was formed in 2017...

Investments in Climate Action Could Boost Rural Economies, Research Finds

Energy Districts exist because we know investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy will be drivers of economic growth in...

Libraries Promote Saving Money through Energy Efficiency

As energy costs increase, the amount of money that households need to budget for lighting, cooling, and heating creates pressure...

Recycle old holiday lights!

The Dubuque Metropolitan Area Solid Waste Agency will take your old holiday lights for recycling, so DON’T throw them in...

Support Iowa’s Clean Energy Economy

Our friends at the Iowa Environmental Council have issued a call-to-action to contact Senator Grassley and ask him to protect...

Join Green Iowa Americorps Team in Dubuque

One of the most sustainable cities (if not the most), in Iowa, is hiring Environmental Stewards! This is the chance to...

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