Iowa’s polluted waterways hit record high

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The number of polluted waterways in Iowa have reached a record high, according to the 2010 draft of an upcoming DNR report.

The count was at least 572 – an increase of about 6 percent from the 2008 tally of 542 and the highest number in 14 years of record keeping, said John Olson, a DNR water quality expert. Continue reading