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The Real And True Consequences Of CAFOs

This letter to the editor of a local Iowa newspaper will blow you away. https://www.waukonstandard.com/articles/2016/04/06/letter-editor-health-concerns-regarding-proposed-cafo-swine-allamakee-county To the Editor: The proposal by Reicks Farms for the Confinement Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) filled with swine to be built in Allamakee County on … Continue reading

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Frac Sand Mining Ordinance Passed In Iowa

Allamakee County Protectors News Update June 3, 2014 Greetings, Today at 10 a.m. the Allamakee County Iowa Board of Supervisors, in a 3-0 vote, approved the most strict frac sand mining ordinance in the nation. It’s been almost two years … Continue reading

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What If Frac Sand Mining Comes To Your Town?

Frac sand mining is already a reality in Iowa [see Sand Land: Fracking Industry Mining Iowa’s Iconic Sand Bluffs in New Form of Mountaintop Removal].  Iowans have plenty of reasons to be concerned.  “The  Allamakee County Board issued an 18-month … Continue reading

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Ban Frac Sand Mining In Iowa!

Action Alert from Allamakee County Protectors Dear Friends, Thank you for signing the petition to Ban Frac Sand Mining in Iowa! We are close to 1000 signatures. We will be hosting a fundraiser and silent auction April 6th at 7pm … Continue reading

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Allamakee County Just Says No To Fracking…For Now

http://www.kwwl.com/stor/allamakee-county-passes-frack-mining-moratorium ALLAMAKEE COUNTY There will be no frac sand mining in Allamakee County. The county passed an 18-month moratorium Monday morning. Frac sand is becoming a hot commodity because it’s being widely used in a process called hydraulic fracturing or … Continue reading

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