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Iowa Environmental Voice

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.

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  • 2018 Legislative Session Delivers Wins and Losses

    posted by Kerri Johannsen on Monday, June 18, 2018 The 2018 Legislative Session was a year of highs and lows, with hard-fought battles over protection of Iowa's water and land and clean energy leadership. The Council did not win every round, but with our supporters we changed the direction of the conversation on many issues.

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  • Value of Iowa's Water, Land and Clean Energy Economy Challenged in 2017 Legislative Session

    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.

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  • Announcing Our 2017 Legislative Priorities

    posted by Kerri Johannsen on Friday, December 16, 2016 We are excited to announce the legislative priorities we have developed in partnership with our members, our member organizations and our board for the 2017 legislative session. With your help, we can make Iowa a safer, healthier and more beautiful state!

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  • Rallying Around REAP

    posted on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 Established by the Iowa Legislature with near unanimous support in 1989, REAP provides critical funds to enhance and protect the state's natural and cultural resources. Since its founding, REAP has benefited every county in Iowa and supported over 15,000 projects related to soil and water enhancement; parks, trails and wildlife areas; county conservation, historical resource preservation; roadside beautification and public land management.

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  • Strong Showing at Environmental Lobby Day & REAP Day at the Capitol

    posted on Monday, March 28, 2016 Approximately 200 Iowans and 34 diverse organizations from across Iowa gathered at the Iowa State Capitol last Tuesday, March 22 for Environmental Lobby Day & REAP Day at the Capitol 2016. Together, they advocated for sustainable funding, program and policies that support clean water, healthy land and continued clean energy leadership. The event was hosted by the Iowa Environmental Council, the Iowa REAP Alliance, and Iowa's Water & Land Legacy Coalition.

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  • Join us for a Day of Advocacy

    posted on Thursday, February 4, 2016 Individuals and organizations from across Iowa will come together at the Iowa State Capitol on Tuesday, March 22 for Environmental Lobby Day & REAP Day at the Capitol.

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