On the Radio: Water quality meetings begin this week

Danny Yehia:

Give this a quick listen. Water quality is something that is very important for countless reasons – not only for our well-being, but also for the rest of the environment.

Originally posted on Iowa Environmental Focus:

A rock in the Cedar River near Mount Vernon, Iowa. (Rich Herrmann/Flickr)

A rock in the Cedar River near Mount Vernon, Iowa. (

Rich Herrmann

/Flickr)

This week’s On the Radio segment introduces a series of meetings being held by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources on state water quality. Listen to the audio below, or continue reading for the transcript.

https://iowaenvironmentalfocus.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/090214_watermeetings_56sec.mp3

Transcript: Water Meetings

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is seeking the public’s input on water quality through a series of meetings beginning in early September.

This is the Iowa Environmental Focus.

The meetings happen every three years, as part of a review process mandated by the Federal Clean Water Act. The DNR hopes to gather feedback from Iowans on what issues are important to them in order to set new water quality goals for Iowa’s rivers and streams.

The DNR will then consider the public’s responses and use the information to form an updated action plan for the next three…

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from Danny Yehia http://dannyyehiavancouver.com/2014/09/02/on-the-radio-water-quality-meetings-begin-this-week/

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