IA Supreme Court Hearing on DAPL Pipeline, Live Green, Ames Roadwork

Dennis Hart gives a summary of local news from the pages of the Ames Tribune. 

Keith Punteney of Boone, one of the Iowa landowners who is contesting the Dakota Access Pipeline that has been laid in their farmlands, gives an update on the case, which was heard before the Iowa Supreme Court this past Wednesday. Landowners are charging the Iowa Utilities Board and Dakota Access, who built and run the pipeline, with wrongful use of eminent domain. The Iowa Sierra Club has joined the case, arguing environmental issues. Link to see video of the hearing.

Iowa State University and Ames Sustainability Director Merry Rankin and ISU  interns Molly Breen and Madeleine Blandin introduce their 10-year anniversary celebrations of the ISU Live Green! initiative. A schedule of events and lectures can be found on their website. 

Susan Gwiasda, Ames Public Relations Officer gives civic updates. Mark Gansen, Ames Public Works Engineer gives an update on roadwork in the city.


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Originally broadcast 09/14/2018
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