Tag Archives: Iowa water quality

Iowa Environmental Council Weekly Water Watch

(Editor’s Note: The Iowa Environmental Council monitors harmful algae blooms throughout the state. Here’s a link to their July 20 report). Weekly Water Watch is really about this:  taking a minute to 1) see Iowa’s lakes as resource, 2) understand … Continue reading

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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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