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DNR’s “citizen” oversight panel votes against people of Iowa on Master Matrix

Posted September 18, 2017

The Environmental Protection Commission denies petition to strengthen the factory farm permitting process  Des Moines, IA – Today, at its monthly meeting, the Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) voted before a packed crowd to deny a rulemaking pe …

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You’ve got to be kidding me … DNR to deny petition to strengthen factory farm rules

Posted September 14, 2017

On Monday, Sept. 18, the Environmental Protection Commission – the “citizen” board that oversees the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) – is set to vote on our rule-making petition to strengthen the factory farm permitting process. The petition asks …

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DNR passes buck, recommends denial of petition to strengthen factory farm rules

Posted September 11, 2017

Last week, we learned that the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is recommending denial of the petition filed by Iowa CCI and Food & Water Watch to finally strengthen the Master Matrix.

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Four counties support the petition. Does yours?

Posted August 17, 2017

On August 15, over 30 Iowans attended the Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) meeting, urging the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to grant a formal rulemaking petition submitted last month by Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement and Food …

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We’re hitting the road for climate change

Posted August 17, 2017

We’re excited to launch CCI’s clean energy and climate change justice organizing work and we’re coming to a town near you! Next week we’re hitting the road to share what we’ve been learning about the clean energy landscape in Iowa and learn why you car …

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