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EPC meeting scheduled for Feb. 20 in Windsor Heights

EPC meeting scheduled for Feb. 20 in Windsor Heights

  • 2/8/2018 2:14:00 PM
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WINDSOR HEIGHTS--The Environmental Protection Commission will meet Feb. 20 in Windsor Heights to hear updates on Environmental Management Systems grant awards, air quality rules, and contracts for watershed improvement projects.
Fourth Quarter IUPs Posted for Review

Fourth Quarter IUPs Posted for Review

  • 2/6/2018 9:35:00 AM
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The fourth quarter updates to 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:
DNR public meeting on construction projects postponed

DNR public meeting on construction projects postponed

  • 1/22/2018 2:40:00 PM
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Wahpeton, Iowa - A public meeting to discuss construction plans in the Gull Point State Park Complex originally scheduled for Tuesday, January 23 has been postponed until Thursday, January 25 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at the Iowa Lakeside Lab Mahan Hall in Wahpeton.
EPC meeting scheduled for Jan. 17 in Des Moines

EPC meeting scheduled for Jan. 17 in Des Moines

  • 1/11/2018 3:57:00 PM
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The Environmental Protection Commission will meet at 1 p.m., Jan. 17, in the Fourth Floor Conference Room at the Wallace Building, 502 E. Ninth St. in Des Moines to discuss air and water quality rule proposals. A joint meeting with the Natural Resources Commission at 10 a.m. in the Second Floor Conference Room 2N will precede the EPC’s regular meeting.
Natural Resource Commission to meet Dec. 14 in Des Moines

Natural Resource Commission to meet Dec. 14 in Des Moines

  • 12/8/2017 10:32:00 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., Dec. 14, in the Wallace State Office Building, fourth floor conference room, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.
EPC meeting scheduled for Dec. 19 in Windsor Heights

EPC meeting scheduled for Dec. 19 in Windsor Heights

  • 12/7/2017 3:46:00 PM
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WINDSOR HEIGHTS--The Environmental Protection Commission will meet Dec. 19 in Windsor Heights to hear updates on the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund and updates to rules.
Public meeting to discuss bird conservation area near Ottumwa

Public meeting to discuss bird conservation area near Ottumwa

  • 11/21/2017 11:43:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will discuss the proposed designation of the region including Soap Creek, Fox Hills and Eldon Wildlife areas, Stephens State Forest, Lake Wapello State Park and Pioneer Ridge Nature Area as a state Bird Conservation Area (BCA) during a public meeting on Dec. 7. 
Natural Resource Commission to meet Nov. 9 in Des Moines

Natural Resource Commission to meet Nov. 9 in Des Moines

  • 11/3/2017 2:30:00 PM
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Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 8:30 a.m., Nov. 9, in the Wallace State Office Building, fourth floor conference room, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.
Registration Open for Sponsored Project Workshop

Registration Open for Sponsored Project Workshop

  • 10/31/2017 7:34:00 AM
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Learn how to implement State Revolving Fund sponsored projects in your community at our annual workshop on November 15, 2017.  Registration is now open. Registration is just $25 through November 9
Monona stormwater meeting canceled

Monona stormwater meeting canceled

  • 10/10/2017 11:52:00 AM
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MONONA — An Oct. 11 meeting to discuss a stormwater construction permit for a facility near Monona has been canceled. 
Natural Resource Commission to meet Oct. 12 in Des Moines

Natural Resource Commission to meet Oct. 12 in Des Moines

  • 10/5/2017 10:05:00 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., Oct. 12, in the Wallace State Office Building, fourth floor conference room, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.
Iowa DNR to host chronic wasting disease meetings Oct. 11 in Harpers Ferry and Waukon and Oct. 17 in Elkader

Iowa DNR to host chronic wasting disease meetings Oct. 11 in Harpers Ferry and Waukon and Oct. 17 in Elkader

  • 10/3/2017 12:33:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has scheduled three meetings in northeast Iowa to discuss the results from the special scientific deer collection effort conducted during late January and February around Harpers Ferry and in the northern portion of Allamakee County. The collection effort was an important part of the Iowa DNR’s chronic wasting disease (CWD) monitoring.
REAP assemblies scheduled in 18 communities

REAP assemblies scheduled in 18 communities

  • 9/12/2017 2:01:00 PM
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Iowa’s Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) assemblies will begin next month, giving all Iowans an opportunity to discuss what their vision is for Iowa’s outdoor recreation, soil and water enhancement, historical resources and land management and more.
Public Meeting to discuss Hickory Grove Lake improvement plan

Public Meeting to discuss Hickory Grove Lake improvement plan

  • 8/29/2017 12:03:00 PM
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NEVADA –The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Story County Conservation Board (SCCB) will host a public meeting at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 12th, at the Oriole Shelter in Hickory Grove Park, to discuss plans for improving water quality and recreational opportunities at Hickory Grove Lake in Story County.
Air and water quality on August EPC agenda

Air and water quality on August EPC agenda

  • 8/3/2017 2:25:00 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.
Additional Opportunity for Public Comment on Proposed Air Quality Rulemaking

Additional Opportunity for Public Comment on Proposed Air Quality Rulemaking

  • 7/27/2017 10:33:00 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.
Public meeting to discuss Kent Park Lake improvement plan

Public meeting to discuss Kent Park Lake improvement plan

  • 7/18/2017 2:04:00 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.
Sulfur Dioxide Data Requirements Rule Report Available for Public Review and Comment

Sulfur Dioxide Data Requirements Rule Report Available for Public Review and Comment

  • 5/16/2017 7:48:00 AM
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The DNR is documenting significant reductions of sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions in Des Moines and Wapello Counties in the first annual report required by the federal SO2 Data Requirements Rule (DRR).  The DRR requires an annual assessment of recent SO2 emissions in any area designated attainment based on air quality modeling of actual emissions.  
Public comment sought for impaired waters list

Public comment sought for impaired waters list

  • 4/14/2017 2:06:00 PM
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DES MOINES -- The DNR is seeking public comment on the newly released draft impaired waters list. Data released by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, today, shows 56 impairments will be removed from the 2014 impaired list, once approved by the EPA.
Ready for a race in the park?

Ready for a race in the park?

  • 4/4/2017 11:35:00 AM
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Combine some of Iowa’s most beautiful landscapes with your love of fitness challenges this year. Check out a new page on the Iowa Department of Natural Resources website for a list of fitness events held in Iowa’s state parks.
Natural Resource Commission to meet February 9 in Des Moines

Natural Resource Commission to meet February 9 in Des Moines

  • 2/1/2017 2:43:00 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.
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