Iowa Rejects Request for Lake Protections

Last week, Iowa’s Environmental Protection Commission chose to reject a petition from MRC member group Iowa Environmental Council (IEC) that asked for better water quality protections for Iowa’s recreational lakes. Iowa has 160 recreational lakes. In the last 12 years, IDNR has closed the state’s beaches nearly 200 times because of harmful algal blooms (HABs) […]

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