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Prestage Foods has $24.3 million public dollars

Posted December 10, 2019

How do we hold them accountable with our money? We need to send IED Director Debi Durham a message. Sign the petition! In 2016 the Prestage slaughterhouse received $24.3 million public dollars in subsidies to build in Eagle Grove. That’s money tha …

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Tell your representatives NO NAFTA

Posted December 10, 2019

NAFTA: Putting family farmers out of business since 1994 Since NAFTA’s start in 1994, “free trade” schemes have dramatically increased corporate profits at the expense of everyday people, including the hundreds of thousands of U.S. farmers who have bee …

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All I want for Christmas is clean water!

Posted December 10, 2019

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) finally released the Impaired Waterways List and the public comment period is officially open. Submit your comment by December 28. Did you know? This report is supposed to be released on April 1 of even nu …

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5 reasons Iowa needs a moratorium on factory farms

Posted May 7, 2019

And why your county supervisors should pass a resolution calling for one Iowa has too many factory farms. There are 27 million hogs in Iowa according to the DNR. That many hogs produce over 22 billion gallons of manure. That manure is then spread untre …

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Next steps for action on global warming in Iowa

Posted April 23, 2019

Thanks for attending the Iowa CCI / Sunrise Green New Deal Tour Stop in Des Moines on April 24, 2019. But the action doesn’t stop here, we’re just getting started! Here are 3 things… to do in the next 3 days… Call/Email your US Congresspeople and tell …

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