As of Nov. 17, 2015, the Iowa Environmental Council's blog, now the Iowa Environmental Voice, is hosted here on the Iowa Environmental Council's website.
Past blog posts may be viewed at https://iaenvironment.wordpress.com/
posted on Thursday, May 11, 2017
Jordan Sabine, our 2017 legislative intern, writes what investment and support of Iowa's environment means to young professionals deciding where to build their lives.
posted by KERRI JOHANNSEN on Friday, April 28, 2017
The session is over and the consequences are real, but the Council's policy, advocacy and regulatory work outside of Session will only improve our position going into 2018.
posted by EMILY HOLLEY on Thursday, April 13, 2017
The Iowa Legislature's proposed budget would eliminate the award-winning Leopold Center. Iowans must not let this happen.
posted by EMILY HOLLEY on Thursday, April 6, 2017
The Iowa Capitol Rotunda was filled with advocates for Iowa's environmental and natural resources last Wednesday, March 29 during Environmental Lobby and REAP Day.
posted on Friday, March 24, 2017
This legislative session has seen advocate engagement at an unprecedented rate.
posted by EMILY HOLLEY on Thursday, March 16, 2017
Join us on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the Iowa Capitol for Environmental Lobby and REAP Day!
posted by EMILY HOLLEY on Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Legislative forums, held across the state each week, are the best opportunity to raise these issues. We have provided you with tips and sample questions that will help you be a successful advocate.
posted by ANN ROBINSON on Monday, January 30, 2017
The Council is working with local leaders in northeast Iowa to find ways to protect uniquely vulnerable karst areas from inappropriate siting of large animal feeding operations.
posted on Thursday, January 26, 2017
The first in a series of articles on ways constituents can effectively engage their legislators on environmental issues.
posted by KERRI JOHANNSEN on Thursday, January 19, 2017
Governor Branstad unveiled his budget recommendations for the remainder of fiscal year 17 and for fiscal years 18 and 19. Unfortunately, his recommendations will not lead to the aggressive action required to address our water quality problems.
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