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Air Quality permits under review for Aug. 18

Air Quality permits under review for Aug. 18

  • 8/18/2022 11:23:00 AM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Air Quality Bureau has the following draft permits up for review. The permits help protect Iowans’ health and air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements.
August Environmental Protection Commission Agenda

August Environmental Protection Commission Agenda

  • 8/15/2022 2:35:00 PM
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DES MOINES - The Environmental Protection Commission’s regularly scheduled meeting will be held in Des Moines on August 16. The agenda items are as follows.
Air Quality permits under review for August 11

Air Quality permits under review for August 11

  • 8/11/2022 12:58:00 PM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Air Quality Bureau has the following draft permits up for review. The permits help protect Iowans’ health and air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements.
Natural Resource Commission to meet Aug. 11 in Des Moines

Natural Resource Commission to meet Aug. 11 in Des Moines

  • 8/9/2022 2:27:00 PM
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DES MOINES – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will hold its monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m., Aug. 11, in the Wallace State Office Building, second floor conference room, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines. The meeting is open to the public.
Iowa DNR confirms cause of Storm Lake common carp kill

Iowa DNR confirms cause of Storm Lake common carp kill

  • 8/9/2022 2:24:00 PM
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STORM LAKE - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) confirmed the Koi Herpes Virus (KHV) killed thousands of young common carp at Storm Lake. It’s the first time the virus has been detected in Iowa. Outbreaks have previously been identified in Minnesota and Wisconsin. There have been no instances of the virus infecting humans or other fish species.
Late summer underwater aquatic plant control for ponds

Late summer underwater aquatic plant control for ponds

  • 8/2/2022 12:15:00 PM
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A healthy pond needs aquatic plants, but too many can upset a fishing pond’s balance and become a nuisance. Many pond owners struggle with how to control the amount of aquatic plants, without completely removing all of them, so they can enjoy their pond.
Little Swan Lake restoration is a true success story

Little Swan Lake restoration is a true success story

  • 8/2/2022 12:05:00 PM
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The Little Swan Lake/Christopherson Slough wetland complex is a mix of remnant and restored prairie, a high-quality shallow lake, a large marsh, restored wetlands, oak savanna and oak timber covering more than 2,100 acres just north of the town of Superior in eastern Dickinson County.
Air Quality permits under review for July 28

Air Quality permits under review for July 28

  • 7/28/2022 11:12:00 AM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Air Quality Bureau has the following draft permits up for review. The permits help protect Iowans’ health and air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements.
Additional Communities Added to Boil Order for Warren Water District, City of Milo

Additional Communities Added to Boil Order for Warren Water District, City of Milo

  • 7/26/2022 8:01:00 AM
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WARREN COUNTY, Iowa - Authorities with the Warren Water District issued a boil advisory for much of Warren County including the cities of Milo, Martinsdale, New Virginia, Truro and Saint Mary's after the rural water district experienced a ruptured water line late Sunday that affected water levels and pressure in several water towers.
Boil Order for Warren Water District, City of Milo

Boil Order for Warren Water District, City of Milo

  • 7/26/2022 7:57:00 AM
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WARREN COUNTY, Iowa - Authorities with the Warren Water District issued a boil advisory for customers east of Highway 65/69 in Warren County and the city of Milo after the rural water district experienced a ruptured water line late Sunday that affected water levels and pressure in several water towers.
Air Quality permits under review for July 21

Air Quality permits under review for July 21

  • 7/21/2022 10:21:00 AM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Air Quality Bureau has the following draft permits up for review. The permits help protect Iowans’ health and air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements.
Grasslands, wetlands showcased at Lower Morse Wildlife Area

Grasslands, wetlands showcased at Lower Morse Wildlife Area

  • 7/19/2022 12:22:00 PM
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Walking south past the sunflower field to the crest of the gently rolling hill provides visitors of a view with a diverse 1,850-acre wetland and rolling prairie complex in northern Wright County. As far as the eye can see, its rolling hills, prairie and small wetlands that make up the popular Lower Morse Wildlife Area.
Air Quality permits under review for July 14

Air Quality permits under review for July 14

  • 7/14/2022 11:36:00 AM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Air Quality Bureau has the following draft permits up for review. The permits help protect Iowans’ health and the air where we live. DNR’s permitting staff review the applications to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality standards.
Iowa DNR sending firefighters to Alaska, Texas and Colorado

Iowa DNR sending firefighters to Alaska, Texas and Colorado

  • 7/12/2022 1:48:00 PM
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AMES – As wildfires continue to rage in parts of the west, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Fire Program has started to dispatch wildland firefighters to Alaska, Texas and Colorado.
Natural Resource Commission to meet July 13 at State Forest Nursery

Natural Resource Commission to meet July 13 at State Forest Nursery

  • 7/11/2022 11:13:00 AM
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Ames – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will hold its monthly meeting at 9 a.m., July 13, at the State Forest Nursery, 2404 South Duff Avenue, in Ames. The meeting is open to the public.
Air Quality permits under review for July 7

Air Quality permits under review for July 7

  • 7/7/2022 11:27:00 AM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Air Quality Bureau has the following draft permits up for review. The permits help protect Iowans’ health and air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements.
Air Quality permits under review for June 30

Air Quality permits under review for June 30

  • 6/30/2022 3:33:00 PM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Air Quality Bureau has the following draft permits up for review. The permits help protect Iowans’ health and air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements.
Southwest Iowa's Lake Icaria offers year-round outdoor recreation

Southwest Iowa's Lake Icaria offers year-round outdoor recreation

  • 6/21/2022 12:44:00 PM
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Corning, Iowa - Lake Icaria is a popular fishing lake in southwest Iowa’s Adams County. It’s also has a popular campground. And a popular swimming beach, and is popular for boating and for deer hunting. In fact, Lake Icaria offers year-round outdoor recreation attracting visitors from Des Moines to Council Bluffs and all across the region.
Wastewater overflow in Carroll

Wastewater overflow in Carroll

  • 6/20/2022 4:03:00 PM
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CARROLL—Untreated wastewater overflowed from a manhole near St. Anthony Regional Hospital on the southeast side of Carroll Monday morning.
Public meetings to address statewide drought plan

Public meetings to address statewide drought plan

  • 6/16/2022 11:19:00 AM
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DES MOINES – As part of an effort to develop a statewide drought preparedness plan, the Iowa DNR and partners will host a series of four public stakeholder meetings in July and a virtual meeting in August to gather ideas and input.
Air Quality permits under review for June 16

Air Quality permits under review for June 16

  • 6/16/2022 11:17:00 AM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Air Quality Bureau has the following draft permits up for review. The permits help protect Iowans’ health and air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements
DNR enforcement actions, published 6/9/2022

DNR enforcement actions, published 6/9/2022

  • 6/9/2022 2:17:00 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.
White Pine Hollow is as wild as it gets in Iowa

White Pine Hollow is as wild as it gets in Iowa

  • 6/7/2022 1:55:00 PM
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“If there’s a place you can get lost in Iowa, this is it,” said Curt Kemmerer, wildlife biologist with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Maquoketa Wildlife Unit while bushwhacking through White Pine Hollow State Preserve in northwestern Dubuque County.
Natural Resource Commission to meet June 9 at George Wyth State Park

Natural Resource Commission to meet June 9 at George Wyth State Park

  • 6/6/2022 1:44:00 PM
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Any person participating in the public meeting and 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 Webmaster@dnr.iowa.gov, and advise of specific needs.
Air Quality permits under review for June 2

Air Quality permits under review for June 2

  • 6/2/2022 12:11:00 PM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Air Quality Bureau has the following draft permits up for review. The permits help protect Iowans’ health and air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements.
Air Quality permits under review for May 26

Air Quality permits under review for May 26

  • 5/26/2022 11:43:00 AM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Air Quality Bureau has the following draft permits up for review. The permits help protect Iowans’ health and air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements.
Air Quality permits under review for May 19

Air Quality permits under review for May 19

  • 5/19/2022 11:03:00 AM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Air Quality Bureau has the following draft permits up for review. The permits help protect Iowans’ health and air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements.
Contracts, grants and rules up for EPC approval

Contracts, grants and rules up for EPC approval

  • 5/12/2022 11:30:00 AM
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DES MOINES—Electing officers is first up for the Environmental Protection Commission’s May 17 meeting, followed by grants, rules and contracts.
Air Quality permits under review for May 12

Air Quality permits under review for May 12

  • 5/12/2022 11:28:00 AM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Air Quality Bureau has the following draft permits up for review. The permits help protect Iowans’ health and air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements.
Natural Resource Commission to meet May 12 via teleconference

Natural Resource Commission to meet May 12 via teleconference

  • 5/10/2022 2:05:00 PM
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Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will hold its monthly meeting via teleconference at 9:30 a.m., on May 12. The meeting is open to the public.
Iowa conifers struggling with winter burn

Iowa conifers struggling with winter burn

  • 5/10/2022 2:00:00 PM
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Iowa Department of Natural Resource (DNR) foresters are receiving reports of moderate to severe winter burn damage to arborvitae and white pine trees across Iowa.
Popular central Iowa paddling destination closed

Popular central Iowa paddling destination closed

  • 5/10/2022 1:52:00 PM
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This week’s warm weather is perfect for paddlers to get out on rivers. Water recreationists should be aware of bridge construction projects across Iowa.
Air Quality permits under review for May 5

Air Quality permits under review for May 5

  • 5/5/2022 2:40:00 PM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Air Quality Bureau has the following draft permits up for review. The permits help protect Iowans’ health and air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements.
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