Tag Archives: Iowa CCI

How To #Resist Factory Farms

From our inbox here is an important message from Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement. Tis the season to help us report and track manure application that violates the law and threatens our water. Here are the dates that are stated … Continue reading

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Earth Day Iowa Action Alert

Earth Day 2018 action from Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI): Join us Earth Day weekend to discuss climate and clean energy solutions we can achieve in our communities and throughout the state. Come hear from Chris Woolery, a clean … Continue reading

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Bakken Pipeline Fight Is Still On

This week’s action alert from Bold Iowa and CCI: After Tuesday’s #NoDAPL Solidarity Nationwide Day of Action saw thousands turn out in over 100 cities to support Pipeline Fighters and Water Protectors, we’re seeing the movement to stop the Dakota … Continue reading

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Iowa Budget Time: Hey Where Did The Money Go?

Here we go again. The end of the legislative session and the legislature claims once more there is no money. Where the hell did the money go? Tax breaks for businesses for the most part. Had Branstad’s administration not given … Continue reading

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Iowans Carol For Clean Water

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Iowa Bakken Pipeline Demonstrations Planned

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The Great March for Climate Action has been holding events along their path since they left California. The march is presently in Iowa, and they planned events in Des Moines, Newton, Iowa City and Davenport to rally opposition … Continue reading

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This Week on the Fallon Forum

Dear Friends, As I begin to train more seriously in preparation for next year’s 3,000-mile Great March for Climate Action, I am rediscovering the joys of walking. The weekly walks around Gray’s Lake with friends and fellow climate marchers have … Continue reading

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Iowans Determined To Stop Giant Factory Farm In Linn County

Say what you will about CCI… do you know anyone else trying to keep the state of Iowa from being overrun by gigantic factory farms?  Surely anyone can support that.  We can. Thanks, CCI. Linn County Citizens for Community Improvement … Continue reading

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Six Important Progressive Actions In Iowa This Week

From CCI: Dept. of Natural Resources factory farm hearings, Des Moines and Iowa City Last Thursday, we scored a victory when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reported that our Iowa DNR is lacking in enforcement and regulation of factory farms … Continue reading

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Neighbors Stop Proposed 5,000-head Cargill-Backed Hog Factory In Dallas County

CCI – Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement: Over the last two weeks, we’ve been working with about 60 people in the area to stop a 5,000-head Cargill-backed hog factory. And, yesterday [Tuesday], a Dallas County Supervisor hand-delivered the official word … Continue reading

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