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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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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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