Archive for December 9, 2013

Drop-boxes for residents to properly dispose of medications are a success

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An effort to provide an on-going way for residents to properly dispose of prescription medications has been successful in the first year of the program

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Meetings this week

The Clinton School and Clinton City Council are among the governmental bodies meeting this week.  Check the tentative schedule of meetings this week

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Suicidal Subject on Highway 30 Bridge

The Highway 30 Bridge was closed for a couple of hours yesterday afternoon (Friday) due a suicidal subject on the bridge.

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Dirty air measured in east-central Iowa, expected to blow out with cold front

From Radio Iowa – December 4, 2013 By

People in east-central Iowa – including Clinton County – woke up to foggy conditions Tuesday, and not only was there a lot of moisture in the air, but the Iowa Department of Natural Resources says the air was dirty too. DNR environmental specialist, Chris Maiers, says air monitors registered high levels of what’s called “particle pollution” in several cities.

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AIR QUALITY ADVISORY FOR EAST-CENTRAL IOWA-see DNR statement

Elevated fine particle pollution levels were recorded across east-central Iowa, including Clinton County, this morning. Fine particle levels above EPA health standards are likely to persist in this area today.  Early Dec. 4, a cold air mass with westerly winds is expected to clear the air.

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