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Governor Culver Signs Iowa Surface Water Protection Act

Article: Governor Culver Signs Iowa Surface Water Protection Act

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 9, 2008 (ENS) – A new law signed by Governor Chet Culver last week creates a Water Resource Coordinating Council in the Governor’s Office tasked with coordinating the management of Iowa’s water resources. The Iowa Surface Water Protection Act is the result of more than two years of work by the…

Iowa Lawmakers Introduce Surface Water Protection Act

Article: Iowa Lawmakers Introduce Surface Water Protection Act

DES MOINES, Iowa, February 6, 2008 (ENS) – A new initiative to improve Iowa’s water quality was outlined at the statehouse Monday by a bipartisan group of state lawmakers. The result of a two year watershed planning task force, the Surface Water Protection Act is aimed at identifying problems and preventing pollution in Iowa’s largest…