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  • Small Business Owners Support EPA Water Rule
    July 24 2014
    The Environmental Protection Agency's plan to regulate…
  • Big Victory for Iowa and Clean Water
    July 11 2014
    The Environmental Law & Policy Center and the Iowa…
  • Restore the Clean Water Act: Take Action to Prevent Water Pollution, Reduce Flooding and Protect Habitat
    July 2 2014
    Which waters are most worth protecting? The answer is fundamental…
  • Howard Learner Earth Day Op-Ed in Register - Clean Up Iowa's Lakes and Rivers
    April 22 2014
    On this Earth Day, let’s celebrate how Iowa is becoming a…
  • The Register's Editorial: New regulations needed to deal with nation's water
    February 6 2014
    Iowa has filthy water. This state ranks among the worst in the…
  • Lakes Are A Fundamental Part of the Iowa Experience
    February 1 2014
    Guest Opinion: Protecting lakes protects economy   …

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Iowa City Press-Citizen: Iowa farm groups to support water quality alliance
Posted Aug 25, 2014

Three Iowa farm groups launched a new group Monday charged with accelerating the pace and scale of water-quality improvements across the state. Still, some environmental leaders expressed doubt the approach would be strong enough. “It looks like a step ahead, but it could be a baby step compared to the bold action that’s needed to improve Iowa’s water quality,” said Craig Cox, a senior vice president at the Environmental Working Group. The Iowa corn growers, soybean... Read More »
Iowa Senator: Urgent Action Needed to Save Environment
Posted Aug 22, 2014

The question asked Thursday during a conversation with Iowa State Sen. Rob Hogg was, “Is America ready for climate action?” If it’s not, it should be, was the answer. The need is urgent, Senator Hogg said. Act now. Speak up, get involved. Make a change, make a difference. The University of Toledo hosted the climate-change session, attended by about 20 people. Senator Hogg also has speaking engagements in the coming days in Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, and... Read More »
Associated Press: Citizens group sues to stop new Iowa water rules
Posted Aug 20, 2014

DES MOINES (AP) — A citizens group opposed to new rules approved by the Iowa commission regulating water quality filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to stop implementation of the rules. Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund and three women who are members of the group filed a petition in Polk County District Court in Des Moines asking a judge to void the rules approved unanimously Tuesday by the nine-member Environmental Protection Commission. The rules, supported by farm... Read More »

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