Hydroelectric Power http://tspr.org en AMJET Lands Federal Grant http://tspr.org/post/amjet-lands-federal-grant <p>A potential Keokuk industry is getting a financial boost from the federal government. Sat, 22 Mar 2014 13:42:07 +0000 Jason Parrott 50279 at http://tspr.org AMJET Lands Federal Grant Burlington Hears Tax Abatement Request http://tspr.org/post/burlington-hears-tax-abatement-request <p>The Greater Burlington Partnership is looking for the city’s help in improving the local housing market. Fri, 02 Aug 2013 02:05:33 +0000 Jason Parrott 38295 at http://tspr.org Burlington Hears Tax Abatement Request Burlington Could Raise Garbage Fees http://tspr.org/post/burlington-could-raise-garbage-fees <p>Burlington residents could soon pay more to get rid of their garbage.</p><p>City Manager Jim Ferneau says the base fee is $12.10/month.&nbsp; He says that does include recycling and inclusion in a city-wide clean-up.</p><p>The fee does not appear to be enough to balance the $2-million sanitation budget, which is carrying a roughly $220,000 shortfall.</p><p>Ferneau says part of the reason for that is the city has only adjusted the monthly rate based on increasing tipping fees at the local landfill.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 02:45:24 +0000 Jason Parrott 19865 at http://tspr.org Burlington Could Raise Garbage Fees Burlington Explores Hydroelectric Power http://tspr.org/post/burlington-explores-hydroelectric-power <p>Burlington is exploring the world of hydroelectric power.</p><p>The city, its renewable energy committee and Klingner and Associates have been working on a proposal to build a hydroelectric power plant on Lock &amp; Dam 18.&nbsp; The plan calls for about two-dozen low-head turbines to be constructed.</p> Sun, 08 Apr 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Jason Parrott 13176 at http://tspr.org Burlington Explores Hydroelectric Power