Cleaning up the Water We Drink

June 27, 2014

Iowa has over 600 polluted rivers, lakes and streams. This is a threat to public health and our economic well-being. Join us and ask the Iowa Legislature & Gov. Branstad to stand up to the special interests and invest in funding our clean water programs.

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Dead zone decision: Court ruling forces EPA action on Mississippi River pollution

September 23, 2013

The Iowa Environmental Council has a piece up on their blog - click through for an excerpt. "The U.S. District Court in Eastern Louisiana ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday to determine within six months whether to set new limits on the pollution that is fueling the dangerous algae growth choking the waters throughout the Mississippi River basin, the Gulf of Mexico and waters across the country."

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