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Iowa DNR issues 110 “emergency exemptions” to factory farms

Posted March 15, 2019

Iowa DNR issues 110 “emergency exemptions” to factory farms. Compared to zero in the last three years, members of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement are worried about what this means for Iowa’s water crisis.

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Road to the Green New Deal tour

Posted March 12, 2019

On Monday April 22nd, hundreds of Iowans will gather in Des Moines to listen to stories of loss to climate change and hope that can be found in the Green New Deal. The truth is that most Americans want changes such as clean air and water, jobs in renew …

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Campaign for Family Farms & the Environment

Posted March 11, 2019

What is the Campaign for Family Farms & the Environment? The Campaign for Family Farms and the Environment (CFFE) works to oppose the national, state and local policies propping up factory farms and driving out independent family farmers, hollowing …

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Rep. Dean Fisher singlehandedly holds up a factory farm moratorium bill

Posted February 27, 2019

Rep. Dean Fisher from House District 72 is single-handedly blocking our moratorium bill, H.F. 203. That’s not right! Thousand of Iowans are calling for a moratorium and 25 counties have passed resolutions calling for a moratorium, local control, o …

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What is the Green New Deal and how do we use it as an organizing tool?

Posted February 19, 2019

Here’s the deal. The Green New Deal that introduced in Congress this month was only a resolution. It is not a full bill with detailed policies. That’s the beautiful part. This resolution is a starting point. And that’s why we’re so excited about it. …

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