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Input sought on sustainable materials management

Input sought on sustainable materials management

  • 3/4/2021 3:08:00 PM
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DES MOINES--DNR is gathering input and comment on a vision to conserve natural resources and protect the environment throughout a product’s life. Known as sustainable materials management (SMM), this approach emphasizes waste prevention throughout the lifecycle of manufacturing and distributing products.
Derecho damaged trees focus of proposed salvage timber sale at Walnut Woods State Park

Derecho damaged trees focus of proposed salvage timber sale at Walnut Woods State Park

  • 2/10/2021 6:47:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting a virtual public meeting to outline a proposed salvage timber sale in Walnut Woods State Park on Feb. 24, at 6 p.m. The salvage timber sale involves trees damaged from the derecho winds in August 2020. Derecho winds damaged multiple trees within the park, which now pose a risk to park users. Each tree was evaluated according to the Iowa DNR tree risk assessment procedure.
Joint Fee Advisory Group Meeting on January 6, 2021

Joint Fee Advisory Group Meeting on January 6, 2021

  • 11/19/2020 10:17:00 AM
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Please join us on January 6, 2021, to review and provide comment on the draft Air Quality Bureau budget for the next state fiscal year (July 2021-June 2022). This is the annual fee advisory group meeting for the asbestos, construction permit, and operating permit advisory groups.
Rulemaking on EPC agenda for next week

Rulemaking on EPC agenda for next week

  • 7/16/2020 12:10:00 PM
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DES MOINES – Two contracts and three proposals for rulemaking are up for the Environmental Protection Commission’s July 21 meeting.
Natural Resource Commission meeting moved to March 17, held via teleconference

Natural Resource Commission meeting moved to March 17, held via teleconference

  • 3/11/2020 11:36:00 AM
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Des Moines, Iowa – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources has rescheduled its monthly meeting to 8:30 a.m., on March 17, and will meet via teleconference originating from the fourth-floor west conference room, in the Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.
Natural Resource Commission to meet March 12 in Des Moines

Natural Resource Commission to meet March 12 in Des Moines

  • 3/9/2020 8:19:00 AM
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Des Moines, Iowa – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 9:30 a.m., March 12, in the fourth-floor conference room, in the Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.
DNR to host public meetings to discuss chronic wasting disease

DNR to host public meetings to discuss chronic wasting disease

  • 3/5/2020 2:32:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has scheduled public meetings in Leon, West Union and Decorah after hunter harvested deer in Decatur, Fayette and Winneshiek counties tested positive for chronic wasting disease. It is the first time deer have tested positive in these counties.
Meetings to discuss statewide lake bacteria water quality improvement plan

Meetings to discuss statewide lake bacteria water quality improvement plan

  • 3/5/2020 2:14:00 PM
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DES MOINES – Iowans interested in the results of a DNR study to improve water quality in lake environments for bacteria can attend one of three meetings across the state Mar. 18, Mar. 24, and Apr. 1. Citizens are encouraged to bring their questions and ideas to improve the lakes to the meeting for discussion.
Iowa DNR accepting comments on proposed fishing rules

Iowa DNR accepting comments on proposed fishing rules

  • 2/12/2020 1:25:00 PM
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Des Moines - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is accepting comments on several proposed changes to the Iowa Administrative Code Chapters 44, 54, 81 and 113, through March 5.
Natural Resource Commission to meet via teleconference on Feb. 13

Natural Resource Commission to meet via teleconference on Feb. 13

  • 2/6/2020 5:33:00 PM
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Des Moines, Iowa – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet via teleconference at 8:30 a.m., Feb. 13, originating from the fourth-floor conference room, in the Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines
Contracts on the Environmental Protection Commission’s agenda

Contracts on the Environmental Protection Commission’s agenda

  • 1/16/2020 11:47:00 AM
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DES MOINES – Departing from its usual Tuesday meetings, the Environmental Protection Commission will meet at 1 p.m., Jan. 22, in the Wallace State Office Building auditorium, second floor, 502 E. Ninth St. in Des Moines.
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