MARION, IOWA (November 13, 2020) Trees Forever, a local non-profit organization, has announced a citizen campaign to support replanting the trees devastated by the August derecho. The Planting Hope campaign will plan for the purchase and repopulation of trees in communities including Cedar Rapids, Marion, Hiawatha, Marshalltown, and rural areas in the derecho's path.

IOWA FALLS, IOWA (October 5, 2020) In the year 2000, former Governor Robert Ray and Founder and Chairman of Casey's General Stores Donald Lamberti finalized their plans to create a state-wide organization that would assist Iowa communities in making the state a better place to live, work, and raise a family. KEEP IOWA BEAUTIFUL was born, the 23rd state-affiliate of Keep America Beautiful.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 22, 2020) — Join River Action this fall to hear some of the speakers that were planning to join us this fall at the Upper Mississippi River Conference which was cancelled due to the pandemic. These webinars will be hour-long sessions and will feature a live question-and-answer session with the featured speaker.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 1, 2020)  Governor Kim Reynolds and Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg will join US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig, and US Senator Joni Ernst for an agricultural tour through central Iowa on Thursday, September 3.

LENEXA, KANSAS (July 21, 2020) To celebrate the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) 50th anniversary, the Agency is highlighting the progress made on promoting responsible waste-management, preventing contamination from hazardous waste, and cleaning up contamination from underground-storage tanks.

LENEXA, KANSAS (July 15, 2020) The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached a settlement with PMR Properties LLC for alleged violations of lead-based paint regulations under the federal Toxic Substances Control Act. The company manages and leases approximately 400 residential housing units in Nebraska, Iowa, and Missouri.

LENEXA, KANSAS (July 15, 2020) — The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the 2020 notice of funding availability under its Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program, including funding for the new State infrastructure financing authority WIFIA (SWIFIA) program.


LENEXA, KANSAS (July 13, 2020)  Dubuque, Iowa’s North Port Revitalization initiative is being highlighted today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The initiative is one of several marquee Brownfields redevelopment projects in Dubuque that continue to receive national recognition.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (July 2, 2020) Taking on the challenge of improving Iowa’s water-quality is a tall task with all Iowans vested in the results.

WASHINGTON DC (June 25, 2020)  At the direction of President Donald J Trump, US Secretary of the Interior David L Bernhardt