Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy


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Make sure to check out the proposed Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy.

This plan is designed to limit the amount of nutrients entering our waterways, which should help reduce environmental issues like the Gulf of Mexico’s dead zone.

Up until January 4, Iowans have a chance to offer feedback online for this proposal.

The proposal has already received criticism for being too friendly towards farmers.

Read more here.

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About Michael Gallagher

I am originally from outside of Chicago, but I have spent the last five years in Iowa pursuing my education. From 2006-2010 I attended Grinnell College, where I received a B.A. in English. Currently, I am a graduate student in the University of Iowa's journalism department. In addition to my work for CGRER, I write for the non-profit investigative reporting organization Iowa Watch. Previously, I worked as a freelance writer, primarily contributing to Hoopla (The Gazette's arts and culture publication), and I assistant coached the Grinnell College cross country and track teams for a year. My interests include writing, running, watching the Chicago Bulls, and . . . environmental news!
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3 Responses to Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy

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