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Information about EPA proposed rule re: water polution

One of our PDI lobbyists Craig Patterson met recently with Tim Whipple of IEDA, Nicole Crain with ABI, John Stineman with the Iowa Chamber Alliance, and Dustin Miller with the Iowa League of Cities to discuss the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) efforts via rule to redefine the federal government’s jurisdiction over water pollution. ...

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Presidential Post, June 16, 2014

Are you new to the economic development profession in Iowa? Have you been involved in economic development for a few years but just want to make sure you are taking advantage of all the resources available to help you and your community? ...

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Written by Stacie LoVan
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Construction Begins on Cedar Valley TechWorks Campus

Construction is underway at the Cedar Valley TechWorks Campus. Modifications to the existing Tech I structure started on April 14, 2014 as part of the $2M construction project. This project focuses on basic interior renovations and preparation for additional projects on the first two floors. ...

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City of Woodbine Receives Mainstreet Grant

The southwest Iowa community of Woodbine, population 1,450 in Harrison County, yesterday received national recognition as one of three recipients of the 2014 Great American Main Street Award....

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German Wind Energy Company Locating in Estherville

Upon being introduced to a German wind energy company over four years ago at the nation’s largest wind energy trade show in Dallas, the company has chosen to locate in the Iowa Lakes Corridor. windtest of Grevenbroich, Germany, has established their North American company and opening their North American headquarters in Estherville, Iowa this summer. ...

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