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Air and water quality on August EPC agenda

Air and water quality on August EPC agenda

  • 8/3/2017 3:25:00 PM
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WINDSOR HEIGHTS –Commissioners will be asked to approve a plan to meet air quality goals, several contracts and two wastewater general permits at the Aug. 15 meeting of the Environmental Protection Commission.
Quarterly IUP Updates Posted for Comment

Quarterly IUP Updates Posted for Comment

  • 8/3/2017 8:16:00 AM
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The second quarter updates to the fiscal year 2018 Intended Use Plans (IUPs) for the Clean Water SRF and the Drinking Water SRF are now available for public review and comment at the following locations:
Additional Opportunity for Public Comment on Proposed Air Quality Rulemaking

Additional Opportunity for Public Comment on Proposed Air Quality Rulemaking

  • 7/27/2017 11:33:00 AM
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On July 18, 2017, the Environmental Protection Commission (Commission) approved an additional opportunity for public comment on a proposed air quality rulemaking. The Iowa DNR Air Quality Bureau (DNR) received one comment on the original Notice of Intended Action, and is accepting additional comments through August 17, 2017.
Enforcement Actions

Enforcement Actions

  • 7/27/2017 11:00:00 AM
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DES MOINES – DNR staff work with individuals, businesses and communities to help them protect our natural resources by complying with state and federal laws. This approach is very effective. In the few cases where compliance cannot be achieved, the DNR issues enforcement actions. The following list summarizes recent enforcement actions. Find the entire, original orders on DNR’s website at www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/AboutDNR/EnforcementActions.aspx. 
Public meeting to discuss Kent Park Lake improvement plan

Public meeting to discuss Kent Park Lake improvement plan

  • 7/18/2017 3:04:00 PM
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OXFORD- The Johnson County Conservation Board (JCCB) will host a public meeting at 6:30 p.m., July 25, at the Conservation Education Center at F.W. Kent Park, to discuss plans for improving water quality and recreational opportunities at Kent Park Lake, in Johnson County.
Natural Resource Commission to meet July 13 in Des Moines

Natural Resource Commission to meet July 13 in Des Moines

  • 7/10/2017 9:39:00 AM
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Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 9:30 a.m., July 13, in the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.
Opportunity to Submit Air Quality Client Contact Meeting Agenda Items

Opportunity to Submit Air Quality Client Contact Meeting Agenda Items

  • 7/6/2017 12:45:00 PM
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The Air Quality Bureau is accepting agenda topics for the next Air Quality Client Contact Meeting.  The next meeting is scheduled for August 17 at 1:00 p.m., at the DNR’s Air Quality Bureau Office.  A conference call option is also available for the meeting. 
Meeting to discuss Lake Rathbun water quality improvement plan

Meeting to discuss Lake Rathbun water quality improvement plan

  • 6/22/2017 12:03:00 PM
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CHARITON – Iowans interested in the results of a DNR study to improve water quality in Lake Rathbun in south-central Iowa can attend a meeting July 6. Citizens are encouraged to bring their questions and ideas to improve the lake to the meeting for discussion. 
Air, land and water quality contracts on June EPC agenda

Air, land and water quality contracts on June EPC agenda

  • 6/8/2017 1:49:00 PM
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WINDSOR HEIGHTS –Contracts for water and land quality monitoring, watershed protection, air quality protection and manure applicator training dominate the June 20 agenda for the Environmental Protection Commission. 
Natural Resource Commission to meet June 8 near Toledo

Natural Resource Commission to meet June 8 near Toledo

  • 6/2/2017 1:04:00 PM
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Toledo, Iowa – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 8:30 a.m., June 8, in the Tama County Nature Center, 2283 Park Road, in Toledo.
Public meeting to discuss Lake Geode improvement plan

Public meeting to discuss Lake Geode improvement plan

  • 5/25/2017 3:31:00 PM
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DANVILLE – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will host a public meeting at6:30 p.m., June 1, at the Linkin Center in New London, to discuss plans for improving water quality and recreational opportunities at Geode State Park in Henry County.
Missouri River group to meet June 13 in Mills County

Missouri River group to meet June 13 in Mills County

  • 5/25/2017 1:38:00 PM
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MALVERN–The Iowa watershed approach, providing nearly $100 million to improve rural watersheds, is the focus of the June 13 meeting of the State Interagency Missouri River Authority (SIMRA).
Tour cancelled; EPC meeting by teleconference May 23

Tour cancelled; EPC meeting by teleconference May 23

  • 5/12/2017 9:26:00 AM
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DES MOINES –With few items on the May 23 agenda, the Environmental Protection Commission has cancelled plans for a pre-meeting educational tour in Clayton County. Instead they will meet by conference call. 
Natural Resource Commission to meet May 11 in Des Moines

Natural Resource Commission to meet May 11 in Des Moines

  • 5/5/2017 1:17:00 PM
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Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 9:30 a.m., May 11, in the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.
State Preserves Advisory Board meets April 20

State Preserves Advisory Board meets April 20

  • 4/18/2017 12:11:00 PM
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The State Preserves Advisory Board of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will meet at 10 a.m., April 20, in the fourth floor west conference room in the Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.
Natural Resource Commission to Meet April 13 in Des Moines

Natural Resource Commission to Meet April 13 in Des Moines

  • 4/10/2017 11:22:00 AM
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Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 9:30 a.m., April 13, in the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.
Natural Resource Commission to meet March 9 in Des Moines

Natural Resource Commission to meet March 9 in Des Moines

  • 3/6/2017 9:47:00 AM
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Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 9:30 a.m., March 9, in the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.
Iowa’s 2017 Air Monitoring Network Plan Available for Public Review and Comment

Iowa’s 2017 Air Monitoring Network Plan Available for Public Review and Comment

  • 3/1/2017 5:21:00 PM
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The air monitoring network plan will assist the Iowa DNR in its efforts to monitor the quality of Iowa’s air and to keep the public aware of air quality problems. The plan is required by EPA’s national ambient air monitoring regulations. It contains detailed information about the location and purpose of any monitor in Iowa’s air monitoring network that produces data for comparison with national ambient air quality standards.
Full house on hand for meeting on chronic wasting disease

Full house on hand for meeting on chronic wasting disease

  • 2/16/2017 10:20:00 AM
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Elkader, Iowa - Johnson’s Reception Hall in Elkader hosted a standing room only crowd of hunters, landowners and area residents on Monday night who were there to learn about chronic wasting disease and then gave their thoughts on how they wanted to address it.
Natural Resource Commission to meet February 9 in Des Moines

Natural Resource Commission to meet February 9 in Des Moines

  • 2/1/2017 3:43:00 PM
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Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 9:30 a.m., February 9, in the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.
EPC to hold joint meeting with NRC in January

EPC to hold joint meeting with NRC in January

  • 1/5/2017 4:30:00 PM
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DES MOINES – The Environmental Protection Commission will meet jointly with the Natural Resources Commission Jan. 18 in Des Moines before holding a separate business meeting. 
Meetings for Fee Advisory Groups Moved to February 8, 2017

Meetings for Fee Advisory Groups Moved to February 8, 2017

  • 12/29/2016 9:28:00 AM
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The Air Quality Bureau is moving the meetings for the Fee Advisory Groups from January 11 to February 8 to allow for more time to gather information on the draft budget.  Please join us on February 8 to review and provide comment on the draft Air Quality Bureau budget for the next state fiscal year. 
State Preserves Advisory Board meets December 15

State Preserves Advisory Board meets December 15

  • 12/7/2016 11:31:00 AM
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The State Preserves Advisory Board of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 10 a.m., Dec. 15, in the second floor conference room in the DNR Water Supply office, Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.
Natural Resource Commission to meet December 8 via teleconference

Natural Resource Commission to meet December 8 via teleconference

  • 12/1/2016 1:57:00 PM
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Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet via teleconference at 8:30 a.m., December 8, originating from the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.
Special $10 offer for Iowa Outdoors magazine

Special $10 offer for Iowa Outdoors magazine

  • 11/29/2016 12:39:00 PM
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Do you know someone who loves the outdoors? Give the gift that lasts all year long. Iowa Outdoors is an award-winning magazine filled with beautiful photography, compelling articles and expert tips about hunting, fishing, nature destinations, hiking, camping, outdoor cooking and much more! 
Natural Resource Commission to meet November 10 via teleconference

Natural Resource Commission to meet November 10 via teleconference

  • 11/7/2016 11:28:00 AM
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Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet via teleconference at 9 a.m., on November 10, originating from the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, in Des Moines.
Missouri River group to meet Nov. 18 in Des Moines

Missouri River group to meet Nov. 18 in Des Moines

  • 11/3/2016 2:17:00 PM
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DES MOINES– Floodplain mapping and watershed planning will be discussed at a meeting of the State Interagency Missouri River Authority (SIMRA) Nov. 18 in Des Moines.
Meeting set to discuss proposed bird conservation area

Meeting set to discuss proposed bird conservation area

  • 11/1/2016 3:42:00 PM
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The public is invited to discuss a proposed bird conservation area (BCA) at a public meeting on Nov. 16. The BCA designation will include Indian Bluffs State Preserve and Pictured Rocks Wildlife Management Area in eastern Iowa's Jones County. 
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