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Keep ICE out of Iowa: Deportation Defense Discussions

Posted June 15, 2018

(Español abajo) For years, ICE has been terrorizing our communities with little to no accountability. From the recent raid in Mount Pleasant where workers were racially profiled, detained, and some even tazed or beaten by ICE agents to the consistent i …

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Press Release: 100 people went to Iowa Select Headquarters

Posted May 16, 2018

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 15, 2018 CONTACT: Jess Mazour, 515-282-0484 or jess@iowacci.org   One Hundred People Gather at Iowa Select Headquarters to Demand an End to Jeff Hansen’s Factory Farm Expansion Factory farm fighters from a …

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Rigged Economy March at Wells Fargo’s shareholders’ meeting

Posted April 17, 2018

Join us on Tuesday, April 24 in Des Moines to confront Wells Fargo at their annual shareholder meeting and demand they put People and our Planet before corporate greed. RSVP and get more details here. Wells Fargo’s abusive actions have hurt millions of …

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Stop Bruce Rastetter’s Factory Farm in Hamilton County!!

Posted March 2, 2018

Bruce Rastetter has applied to build a 4,999 head factory farm about 2 miles North of Williams.  This factory farm alone will add 1,642,172 gallons of manure into our watershed. Hamilton County already has 212 medium or large factory farms. Enough is e …

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Iowa Select factory farm decision in Humboldt County likely to go to District Court

Posted February 20, 2018

Today Iowa’s Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) took no action on a Humboldt County appeal of a factory farm permit approved by DNR in January, despite being denied at the county level.   However, county officials say they will be voting to appeal this in District Court at an upcoming meeting

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