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Public Interest Groups File Lawsuit for Clean Water, Gather at Capitol Building to Demand Accountability

Posted March 27, 2019

For Immediate Release: March 27, 2019 Contact: Darcey Rakestraw,, 202-683-2467 Adam Mason,, 515-282-0484 Aidan O’Shea,, 202-861-5240 Suit alleges state of Iowa is failing to protect its w …

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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

The Road to a Green New Deal Tour, a star-studded 9-city tour across the US talking about climate change and good jobs, is coming to Des Moines, IA on Monday, April 22, 2019. At this event, hundreds of attendees will be treated to a multimedia experien …

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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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