DES MOINES, IOWA (January 14, 2020) — In today's Condition of the State address, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds recommended fully funding the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund in her 2020 budget. Voters approved the trust fund in 2010 to conserve Iowa's natural resources, but has remained unfunded for the past decade.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 18, 2019) — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources released the draft 2018 303(d) Impaired Waters List for the state of Iowa on Thursday, November 14, 2019.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 16, 2019) — Numerous conservation and public health groups in Iowa are applauding the Iowa State Board of Health’s recent resolution endorsing the implementation of a three-eighth cent sales-tax increase to fund the Iowa Natural Resource and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund, or IWILL.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 7, 2019) — The Environmental Law and Policy Center, Iowa Environmental Council, and Sierra Club agreed to a proposed partial settlement in the Alliant Energy rate-case being heard by the Iowa Utilities Board this week.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 15, 2019) — The Iowa Environmental Council has welcomed Ingrid Gronstal Anderson as the organization’s new Water Program Director. Gronstal Anderson joins the Des Moines-based nonprofit from Iowa City, where she most recently worked in environmental compliance at the University of Iowa.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 13, 2019) —  On Tuesday, February 19, at 10:00AM, the Iowa Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) will entertain arguments and public statements to make their final decision on a rule-making petition to implement numeric nutrient criteria for Iowa's recreational lakes.

IOWA CITY, IOWA (January 31, 2019) — As the number of wind turbines continues to grow across Iowa, researchers who evaluate public health hazards continue to find little scientific evidence to support claims of health problems caused by wind turbines.