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Iowa Supreme Court Rejects Effort by Landowners to Block Wind Farm

Associated Press writer Grant Schulte reported earlier this month that, “The Iowa Supreme Court rejected an effort [May 3rd] by local landowners to block a proposed wind farm in northwest Iowa after it won approval from government regulators. “The court’s rulings remove a major obstacle for the 170-turbine wind energy project in Palo Alto County…. Continue Reading

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Iowa’s New Ag-Gag Law Challenged in Court

Earlier this week, Des Moines Register writer Donnelle Eller reported that, “Iowa’s second attempt to make it a crime for animal welfare activists, journalists and others to go undercover at meatpacking plants and livestock facilities will face a legal challenge. “The ACLU of Iowa filed a lawsuit Monday challenging the state’s new ag-gag law, saying it’s unconstitutional, chills free speech… Continue Reading

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