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Environmental Protection Commission meeting agenda

  • 2/9/2024 10:38:00 AM
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DES MOINES -- The Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will have their monthly business meeting Feb. 20. The meeting is open to the public.

The meeting starts at 10 a.m. at the Wallace State Office Building, Conference Room 2 North, 502 East Ninth St, Des Moines. The public can also attend via video conference or by phone.

To join by video, connect with To join by phone, call 631-618-4607, and enter the PIN code of 484 733 354 followed by the pound (#) sign. Written comments may be submitted up to 24 hours before the meeting to Alicia Plathe at or to 502 East 9th St, Des Moines, IA 50319.

The agenda for the meeting:

  • Monthly Reports
  • Directors Remarks
  • Programmatic Agreement - State Historical Preservation Office and the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund and Clean Water State Revolving Fund Programs

Contract Decisions:

  • Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) - Contract Amendment
  • North and Middle River Watershed Management Authority (WMA)
  • Middle Iowa River Watershed Management Authority (WMA)
  • Trout Unlimited - Coldwater Stream Project
  • Iowa State University - Ambient Lakes Monitoring
  • University of Iowa State Hygienic Lab - PFAS Analyte Sampling and Analysis
  • Burns and McConnell, Engineering Co, Inc. - Environmental Management System Webinars

Find the complete agenda and more information under the Environmental Protection Commission section of the DNR’s website.

Commissioners include: Harold Hommes, chair, Windsor Heights; Amy Echard, vice chair, Farmersburg; Mark Stutsman, secretary, Hills; Rebecca Dostal, Traer; Patricia Foley, Huxley; Lisa Gochenour, Logan; Kyle Tobiason, Center Junction, and Roger Zylstra, Lynnville. Kayla Lyon is the DNR director. 

Any person participating in the public meeting who has special requirements such as those related to mobility or hearing impairments should contact the DNR or ADA Coordinator at 515-725-8200, Relay Iowa TTY Service 800-735-7942, or, and advise of specific needs.