Tag Archives: Iowa water quality

Iowans Can Take Action For Clean Water

Action alert from Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement: In 2013, thanks to the de-delegation petition filed by Iowa CCI members, the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) agreed that Iowa’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wasn’t enforcing the Clean Water Act … Continue reading

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ALL Iowa Counties Now Have Poor or Very Poor Water Quality

CAFO Action Alert:  For daily CAFO updates, follow Joan Olive on Facebook Want healthy air and water, Iowa? This link will give you the phone/email for your elected officials so you can tell them to support SF2008- Moratorium & HF456 / … Continue reading

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“All We Want Is Clean Air And Water” Support The Moratorium on CAFOs (Factory Farms)

This happened at the state capitol this week.  Farmer Chris Petersen:  “Our beautiful state of Iowa is being sacrificed… for what?  for what?”   Please share this.

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Rob Hogg: Iowa Water Quality A “Serious Challenge”

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/iowa-view/2018/01/01/iowa-needs-real-action-water-solutions-not-gop-facade/ Iowa needs real action for water solutions, not GOP facade Rob Hogg, Iowa View contributor These are not normal times, with real concerns about interference in our elections by a hostile foreign power, powerful voices seeking to legitimize sexist, … Continue reading

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Impending Environmental Crisis in Iowa

And now a word from Activate Iowa.  Follow Activate Iowa on Facebook

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Sing Along With The CAFO Song

Posted by Jefferson County Farmers and Neighbors. Follow them on Facebook. “And now for a musical interlude….a community member in Devil’s Lake, ND singing about the CAFO threatening their area but the message is universal for Iowans also troubled by … Continue reading

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Action Alert On Iowa Water Quality

Action alert and other info. from Senator Rob Hogg: On Saturday, August 19, join me at 1:30 p.m. for the City Manager’s “1-Bag Challenge” event at the McGrath Amphitheatre, 475 First St. SW, in Cedar Rapids. For more details, and … Continue reading

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Chuck Isenhart Addresses Iowa Clean Water Strategy

On Wednesday, Aug. 3, State Rep. Chuck Isenhart issued a press release addressing the need for Iowa government to update the state’s clean water strategy. Following a visit to Louisiana, where he consulted with stakeholders regarding Gulf of Mexico hypoxia, … Continue reading

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Bakken Pipeline Fight Still Alive

Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Yesterday, we joined the Bakken Pipeline Resistance Coalition for a powerful rally that lifted up how eminent domain has been abused to take Iowa land for the profit of Dakota Access. This was just one … Continue reading

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Action Alert: DNR Factory Farm Rules Review

Action Alert from Iowa Citizens for Commuinity Improvement (CCI) The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reviews factory farm rules once every five years. This is our chance to strengthen the rules and hold factory farms accountable! We need YOU … Continue reading

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