Category Archives: Environment Iowa

Environmental Lobby Day At The Iowa State Capitol

Action alert from Iowa Environmental Council: Environmental Lobby Day & REAP Day at the Capitol 2017 Clean water, soil health, expanding access to clean energy, parks and trails, preserving wildlife habitat, growing wind, solar and energy efficiency in the state … Continue reading

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This Week: Pipeline Activist Trainings in Des Moines, Grinnell, Storm Lake

Action alert from Bold Iowa In case you missed it, on Thursday the nine farmers and landowners suing the Iowa Utilities Board for eminent domain abuse over the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline had their court hearing in the … Continue reading

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IUB: Stop Rewarding Dakota Access

Change.org May 4, 2016 — The IUB has requested that Dakota Access produce justification to begin construction BEFORE the Army Corps of Engineers permit is issued. The company has repeatedly fed us the line that “delays will impact farmers over … Continue reading

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Have You Blocked A Bulldozer Today?

Update from Ed Fallon about the fight to stop the Bakken Pipeline. Dear Friends, I’ve always believed we could stop the Bakken Pipeline. I still believe that. As they say in the world of opera, it ain’t over til the … Continue reading

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Rob Hogg: Medicaid Mess And More

Robb Hogg newsletter Nov.13 MEDICAID MESS Governor Branstad’s current push to privatize Iowa Medicaid has upset many Iowans. Critics say it tries to do too much too fast, and is too disorganized, and does not accomplish any public benefit. Last … Continue reading

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“That Family Doesn’t Matter” – Life Next to A Hog Confinement

“I didn’t even put in my garden this year.” You will need ear buds or headphones to listen to this video but it is incredible what you will hear. This woman describes stink so bad they can’t go outside, but … Continue reading

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Letter From NCEL Re: Fast Track Authority

Even though the boat may have sailed in the US senate, there still may be time to help stop it in the House. The following press release and letter were sent by the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators including Iowa … Continue reading

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Calling All Pipeline Fighters For Urgent Action Tuesday

A note from Ed Fallon: Dear Friends – I spoke with State Rep. Bobby Kaufmann today on my talk show and he announced big news on the Eminent Domain Bill: Tomorrow, Tuesday, April 28th at 12:00 noon in Room 22 … Continue reading

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Letter To Iowa Landowners Along Proposed Pipeline Route

Letter to Landowners Posted on March 9, 2015 by Ed Fallon This is the letter Ed is sharing with landowners and others he meets along the pipeline route. Dear Fellow Iowan, As I’m sure you know, a Texas billionaire named … Continue reading

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Iowans Carol For Clean Water

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