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Water and Land Comments



5-3-34 Comments on the Draft NPDES Permit for Interstate Power & Light Ottumwa Generating Station
4-16-24 Petition for EPA Emergency Action Pursuant to the Safe Drinking Water Act
4-12-24 MEC Antidegradation Comments
4-4-24 Comments on the Draft 2024 List of Impaired Waters

Joint comments on CAFO rules

2-14-24 Oral comments made at the Public Hearing for Chapter 65 Rules
12-6-23 Oral comments made at the 38th Public Meeting of the Gulf Hypoxia Task Force
11-29-23 Written comments submitted for the 38th Public Meeting of the Gulf Hypoxia Task Force
9-26-23 Joint Comments on the September 2023 CAFO Rules
8-14-23 Comments on Supreme Beef Nutrient Management Plan
6-23-23 Comments regarding Iowa DNR rulemaking - Chapter 10
6-15-23 Joint Comments on 2023 CAFO Rules
12-8-22 Comments for the 37th Public Meeting of the Gulf Hypoxia Task Force
11-7-22 Intent to Withdraw the Nitrate TMDL in the Cedar River Watershed
10-18-22 Joint Comments on DNR draft rules regulating animal feeding operations
7-8-22 IEC Comments on the Implementation Plans for the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding through the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds
3-18-22 IEC Comments on Iowa DNR's 2022 303(d) Impaired Waters List
6-30-21 IEC Comments on DNR Triennial Review
4-2-21 IEC Comments on 401 Rule Making
3-8-21 IEC comments on NMP for Supreme Beef, LLC
12-15-20 IEC comments on Iowa DNR's 2020 303(d) Impaired Waters List
12-10-20 IEC comments on 2020 Nationwide Permit Certification
11-16-20 IEC 2020 NWP Regional Conditions Comments
10-23-20 Comments on 401 Certifications for Permits 40 and 41

Comments on 401 certification rule making


Comments on draft 'Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy: 2018-2019 Annual Progress Report  


Comments on Batch #5 Phase 5 Rec UAA  

12-20 -19

Comments on draft 2018 List of Impaired Waters   


Petition by IEC and the Environmental Law and Policy Center for the adoption of rules relating to numeric water quality standards for significant public recreational lakes

Brief in support of petition 


Part 1: 

Comments on 2018-2020 Triennial Review, Part I: Numeric Nutrient Criteria

Appendix AAppendix B, Appendix C

Part 2: 

Comments on 2018-2020 Triennial Review, Part II: UAAs/Lake Use Designations

Appendix A, Appendix B 


Council Comments on Proposed revision of Iowa’s recreational water quality criteria for E. coli


Recreational Water Quality - Appendix A


Waters Affected by Proposed Change to Bacteria Water Quality Standards


Council Comments on Proposed Anti-degradation Amendments - Aug EPC Meeting


Council Comments on Proposed Anti-degradation Amendments - Public Comments


Council Comments Opposing Proposed Animal Feeding Operation Rule Changes


Council Comments on Proposed Anti-degradation Amendments - May EPC Meeting


Letter to Iowa DNR Re Proposed CAFO in Allamakee County


Land and Water Conservation Fund Coalition Statement     


Comments on Proposed Rules Regarding Iowa Topsoil Preservation Requirements     


Letter to Gov. Branstad in Support of Protections for Turtles


Letter Supporting Farm Bill Conservation     


Petition for Numeric Water Quality Standards for Significant Public Recreational Lakes