Iowa DNR's Twitter Iowa DNR's Flicker Iowa DNR's YouTube Iowa DNR's Pinterest Iowa DNR's Facebook | Iowa Outdoors Magazine | News | Contact Us

Site Search  search button


EcoNews Wire

Environmental news about water quality, air quality, waste management, energy and related topics including Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) agenda and minutes. EcoNewsWire is published every Thursday and will be posted on our website as both news releases and below for archival purposes.

EcoNewsWire Article Archive

EPC to Hold Conference Call Meeting July 18
Thursday, July 11, 2013 by Iowa DNR
DES MOINES – The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission will hold a special meeting July 18 at 10 a.m. by conference call, despite earlier cancelling the regular July meeting.

Commissioners will discuss one agenda item: pending litigation in Brush and Weed Control Specialists, Inc., and New Farmers Drainage District of Monona County.

Commissioners are expected to approve a closed session to discuss the litigation. If approved, the conference call will reconvene at approximately 10:20 a.m.

Persons interested in attending the meeting can dial 866-685-1580, and then enter 4510673319 followed by the pound (#) sign.

Find more information on the EPC agenda items at

The members of the commission are Mary Boote, Des Moines, Chair; Max Smith, Knoxville, Vice-Chair; Nancy Couser, Nevada, Secretary; Cindy Greiman, Garner; Brent Rastetter, Ames; Joanne Stockdale, Lake Park; Robert Sinclair, Williamsburg; and Eugene VerSteeg, Inwood. The director of the DNR is Chuck Gipp.