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DNR enforcement actions

DNR enforcement actions

  • 4/12/2018 10:54:00 AM
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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.
DNR enforcement actions

DNR enforcement actions

  • 4/5/2018 1:35:00 PM
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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.
EPC to meet at Three Mile Lake April 17

EPC to meet at Three Mile Lake April 17

  • 4/5/2018 1:34:00 PM
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AFTON - The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission will meet April 17 at Three Mile Lake Lodge about two miles north of Afton.  
DNR enforcement actions

DNR enforcement actions

  • 3/29/2018 10:25:00 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.
April SGP Workshop: EPA Regional Priorities, TRI 201 & DOT Transport Regulations

April SGP Workshop: EPA Regional Priorities, TRI 201 & DOT Transport Regulations

  • 3/29/2018 7:28:00 AM
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Join us at the Iowa Strategic Goals Program (ISGP) 1-day workshop on April 24, 2018, where regulators would provide hints and tips to help you better understand what is required of your business! This workshop will provide the opportunity to meet with regulators and industry experts in a small setting where questions are welcome!
DNR operator certification program recognized with award

DNR operator certification program recognized with award

  • 3/23/2018 12:26:00 PM
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DES MOINES - This week the Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) awarded Laurie Sharp, head of the DNR Operator Certification Program with the 2018 Certification Program Award.
DNR enforcement actions

DNR enforcement actions

  • 3/23/2018 11:29:00 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.
Time to start controlling plants in Iowa ponds

Time to start controlling plants in Iowa ponds

  • 3/20/2018 11:50:00 AM
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Although pond plant growth is not always the same each year; if you had problems using your pond last year, you could have similar problems this year. A healthy pond needs aquatic plant habitat, but too many plants can limit the pond’s use and cause imbalances in the fish population.
DNR and Alliant Energy partner to provide trees for energy savings

DNR and Alliant Energy partner to provide trees for energy savings

  • 3/15/2018 7:15:00 AM
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DES MOINES – Alliant Energy residential customers can purchase landscaping trees for their homes at a deep discount this spring. Customers may reserve up to two trees and pick them up at Operation ReLeaf events in Allamakee, Benton, Clarke, Dickinson, Dubuque, Greene, Linn, Muscatine and Wayne counties in April and May.
Iowa companies team with Pollution Prevention Intern Program to boost profits, improve environmental performance

Iowa companies team with Pollution Prevention Intern Program to boost profits, improve environmental performance

  • 2/22/2018 11:33:00 AM
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Eleven businesses will participate in DNR’s 2018 Pollution Prevention (P2) Intern Program. Upper-level college and university students work on-site at Iowa companies for 12- or 24-week paid internships to research solutions and implement pollution prevention strategies that will increase efficiency, reduce costs and help meet companies’ environmental goals. 
DNR enforcement actions

DNR enforcement actions

  • 2/22/2018 11:29:00 AM
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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.
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 enforcement actions

DNR enforcement actions

  • 2/1/2018 11:44:00 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.
Study shows new recovery rate of containers in Iowa

Study shows new recovery rate of containers in Iowa

  • 1/18/2018 1:28:00 PM
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DES MOINES -- A new Waste Characterization Study completed by the Iowa DNR has determined the recovery rate for containers covered under the bottle deposit law is 71 percent, down from 86 percent in 2007. The decrease in the recovery rate is consistent with other states that also have a bottle bill. 
DNR enforcement actions

DNR enforcement actions

  • 1/18/2018 1:25:00 PM
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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.
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.
DNR SRF Coordinator to Retire

DNR SRF Coordinator to Retire

  • 1/5/2018 8:26:00 AM
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Patti Cale-Finnegan, coordinator of the State Revolving Fund for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources since 2004, will be retiring as of January 31, 2018.  
DNR enforcement actions

DNR enforcement actions

  • 12/28/2017 1:39:00 PM
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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.
DNR enforcement actions

DNR enforcement actions

  • 12/21/2017 11:05:00 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.
DNR enforcement actions

DNR enforcement actions

  • 12/14/2017 11:34:00 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.
Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy annual report now available

Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy annual report now available

  • 12/12/2017 9:01:00 AM
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DES MOINES – Iowa State University, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources today highlighted the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy Annual Progress Report that is now available.
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.
DNR enforcement actions

DNR enforcement actions

  • 12/7/2017 3:41:00 PM
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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.
DNR enforcement actions

DNR enforcement actions

  • 11/30/2017 11:58:00 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.
DNR enforcement actions

DNR enforcement actions

  • 11/22/2017 11:26:00 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.
DNR enforcement actions

DNR enforcement actions

  • 11/16/2017 11:35:00 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.
9 ways to reduce food waste

9 ways to reduce food waste

  • 11/16/2017 10:52:00 AM
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Your parents told you to clean your plate for a good reason – Iowans send more than 190,000 tons of unopened, untouched food to the landfill.
DNR enforcement actions

DNR enforcement actions

  • 11/9/2017 4:06:00 PM
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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.
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