Des Moines, Iowa
June 7 2016
Take Action: Protect Clean Water in Iowa
Des Moines, IA
July 24 2014
Small Business Owners Support EPA Water Rule
Des Moines, IA
July 11 2014
Big Victory for Iowa and Clean Water
Washington, D.C.
July 2 2014
Restore the Clean Water Act: Take Action to Prevent Water Pollution, Reduce Flooding and…
Des Moines, IA
April 22 2014
Howard Learner Earth Day Op-Ed in Register - Clean Up Iowa's Lakes and Rivers
Des Moines, IA
February 6 2014
The Register's Editorial: New regulations needed to deal with nation's water
Des Moines, Iowa
February 1 2014
Lakes Are A Fundamental Part of the Iowa Experience
Des Moines, Iowa
October 14 2013
Iowa Commission Says No to New Water Quality Standards for Lakes
Des Moines, Iowa
September 30 2013
Groups Seek Better Standards for Iowa Lakes
Chicago, IL
September 23 2013
Dead Zone Decision: Court Ruling Forces EPA Action on Mississippi River Pollution
Des Moines, Iowa
August 21 2013
Environmental groups call for clean water goals to reduce harmful algae blooms and…
Arnolds Park, Iowa
October 2 2012
Local Business Owners, State Group Work Together to Keep Okoboji Blue
Muscatine, Iowa
October 2 2012
Residents Say Uncontrolled Coal is Harming Drinking Water, Mississippi River
Des Moines, Iowa
October 2 2012
Raccoon River Connects Urban, Rural Water Quality Problems
Charles City, Iowa
October 2 2012
White Water Iowa: How a New Park is Changing Perceptions, Behaviors
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
October 2 2012
Flood Recovery, Prevention Still a Sticky Situation for Iowa
Lakeview, Iowa
October 2 2012
Stewardship Practices Key to Reducing Pollution in Black Hawk Lake

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  • Take Action: Protect Clean Water in Iowa
    June 7 2016
    ELPC and our allies at the Iowa Environmental Council recently won a major…
  • Small Business Owners Support EPA Water Rule
    July 24 2014
    The Environmental Protection Agency's plan to regulate small bodies…
  • Big Victory for Iowa and Clean Water
    July 11 2014
    The Environmental Law & Policy Center and the Iowa Environmental Council…
  • 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 to…
  • 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 greener state…
  • 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 country for…
  • Lakes Are A Fundamental Part of the Iowa Experience
    February 1 2014
    Guest Opinion: Protecting lakes protects economy   Friday, January…
  • Iowa Commission Says No to New Water Quality Standards for Lakes
    October 14 2013
    The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission Monday declined to advance lake…
  • Groups Seek Better Standards for Iowa Lakes
    September 30 2013
    Last month, the Environmental Law & Policy Center and the Iowa…
  • Dead Zone Decision: Court Ruling Forces EPA Action on Mississippi River Pollution
    September 23 2013
    Action would also fight algae blooms in Great Lakes and other American…
  • Environmental groups call for clean water goals to reduce harmful algae blooms and protect clean water in lakes
    August 21 2013
    The Iowa Environmental Council and Environmental Law and Policy Center filed…
  • Local Business Owners, State Group Work Together to Keep Okoboji Blue
    October 2 2012
    Curt Schnell and his brothers grew up understanding the importance of keeping…
  • Residents Say Uncontrolled Coal is Harming Drinking Water, Mississippi River
    October 2 2012
    Sherry Leonard has had it. After years of being told there is nothing wrong…
  • Raccoon River Connects Urban, Rural Water Quality Problems
    October 2 2012
    Don’t try to tell Mike Delaney that the water quality of the Raccoon…
  • White Water Iowa: How a New Park is Changing Perceptions, Behaviors
    October 2 2012
    As John Schultz worked on surfing his kayak over the rolling white water of…
  • Flood Recovery, Prevention Still a Sticky Situation for Iowa
    October 2 2012
    Jason Wright vividly remembers the historic flood that inundated the National…
  • Stewardship Practices Key to Reducing Pollution in Black Hawk Lake
    October 2 2012
    Black Hawk Lake’s water quality problems date back to the days of the…
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