What will Iowa's new carbon task force do? And what about the Growing Climate Solutions Act, recently passed by the U.S. Senate? It's high time to clarify what these programs do and why it is not appropriate to call them markets.
How much nitrate is Iowa contributing to Iowa rivers and streams, the Mississippi River, and ultimately the Gulf of Mexico? Some perspective: Since 2003, statewide stream nitrate loads have increased 100.4% (i.e., doubled), as measured by the five-year Running Annual Average.