DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 23, 2022) — Green, with red bow attached, sixty-gallon rain barrels are available at River Action. Diverters for the downspout come with each. Depending on the size of the downspout needed, barrels are $90 or $95 and come with a spigot to fit a garden hose.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 22, 2022) — On November 21, Environmental Law and Policy Center, Iowa Environmental Council, and Sierra Club filed joint testimony in MidAmerican’s Wind PRIME docket before the Iowa Utilities Board.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 18, 2022) — A coalition of environmental organizations called on the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) requesting stronger protections for water quality in Iowa’s concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) rules.

IOWA CITY, IOWA (October 4, 2022) — Iowa’s leading climate scientists will release the twelfth-annual Iowa Climate Statement 2022: The Many Benefits of Our Trees. Extreme weather including many more dangerous hot and humid days, extreme precipitation, drought, and high winds will threaten our urban trees and rural woodlands.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 13, 2022) — Environmental advocates have filed a motion with the Iowa Utilities Board to compel MidAmerican Energy to back its claims that its coal plants are a responsible use of customers' money.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 8, 2022) — The Iowa Environmental Council (IEC) is pleased to announce Alicia Vasto will serve as IEC's Water Program Director, responsible for leading the organization's efforts on clean water, land stewardship, and climate resiliency.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 29, 2022)  The Iowa Environmental Council has released a report calling on state agencies to take action after nearly ten years without progress under the state’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy (NRS).

LENEXA, KANSAS (August 25, 2022) — The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached a settlement with Sivyer Steel Castings LLC in Bettendorf, Iowa, to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA).

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 15, 2022) —The next public meeting of the Quad City Flood Resiliency Alliance will be August 18, 2022, 1:30–3PM, at 110 Manor Drive, City Hall, in Riverdale, Iowa.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (July 25, 2022) — As every member of the Illowa Council knows, a Boy Scout always leaves his campsite in better shape than he found it. According to Mark Schwiebert, a former Eagle Scout and the founder of the Mark W Schwiebert Fund for Environmental Studies at the Quad Cities Community Foundation, that principle extends across the planet we call home. “Ask yourself: What do you want to leave behind for those who come after you?”