Tag Archives: Iowa water quality

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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Dave Loebsack Doing His Job

Rep. Dave Loebsack talks about Iowa’s water quality problem, superdelegates, and more..  Watch the entire half-hour interview with Iowa’s only Democrat in Congress here on IPTV.  

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Majority of Iowa Waterways Exceed Drinkable Nitrate Limit

IowaEnvironmentalFocus.org KC McGinnis | May 3, 2016 Data from the Iowa Water Quality Information System (IWQIS) shows that more than half of Iowa’s waterways being recorded currently exceed the nitrate threshold of 10 mg/l, with several outpacing levels from previous … Continue reading

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Bill Stowe, An Iowa Hero

“We are in a water crisis in this state… We have sold our souls to the devil..”  

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How You Can Help Defeat Branstad’s Corrupt Agenda For Iowa

It doesn’t have to be a model ALEC bill. Branstad is still facilitating ALEC’s anti-public education, pro-corporation agenda with this plan. To him, Iowa’s terrible water quality is just another perfect opportunity to take money from public education and give … Continue reading

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Ernst Characterizes Environmental Protection Agency As “Unelected Bureaucrats”

This article make it clear that our U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, has no interest in working to clean up Iowa’s water.  She and her fellow GOP cronies are more worried about power and posturing. Following President Obama’s veto of her … Continue reading

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Progress Iowa On The State Of The State

Once again the folks at Progress Iowa listen to Governor Branstad and find his words do not match reality. Three press releases from Progress Iowa’s Communication Director Monica Biddix shows how the Governor is out of step with Iowans. Three … Continue reading

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Iowa Has A Water Problem

DES MOINES—”We have a water problem,” Mayor Frank Cownie said at the state convention of the League of Women Voters of Iowa on Saturday. Like all municipalities, the Des Moines Water Works must comply with the Safe Drinking Water Act … Continue reading

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