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UI announces Zero Coal by 2025 initiative

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld announced Feb. 20 that the University of Iowa campus will be coal-free by 2025. “In 2025, we expect to have diminished our reliance on coal to the point...

Waste audit at IMU

IMU waste audit turns up bad habits

The University of Iowa Office of Sustainability hosted its first waste audit at the IMU to analyze how people are disposing of waste. Data from the IMU waste audit will be used to create...

Gov. Reynolds with biomass

Governor Reynolds talks biomass at UI

Governor Kim Reynolds visited the University of Iowa campus to discuss the UI's innovative biomass program to research what alternative energy options could work best in the energy plan. UI's use...

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UI grows Miscanthus grass for fuel

The Muscatine Journal explores the University of Iowa's investment in Miscanthus grass as an alternative fuel source in its power plant. One acre of Miscanthus grass can offset about four tons of...