WASHINGTON DC (November 6, 2019) — The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing an estimated $2.5 million in federal grant-funding to improve water-quality on tribal lands. Awards made under this competitive grant announcement will support tribal-led projects that will make a significant difference in water-quality and human health on tribal lands. 

LENEXA, KANSAS (November 4, 2019) — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced two proposed regulations — one that applies to the management of coal combustion residuals (CCR) from electric utilities and one that revises a portion of the regulations (known as effluent guidelines) affecting wastewater-management from steam-electric power-plants.

WASHINGTON DC (October 23, 2019) — The US Department of Agriculture today published a final rule in the Federal Register to amend the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List) based on public input and the April 2018 recommendations from the National Organic Standards Board.

This final rule:

WASHINGTON DC (October 22, 2019) — Today, the Department of the Interior (DOI) announced its guidance to implement 

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 18, 2019) — River Action sells 60-gallon rain barrels for $75. Along with the barrel, a galvanized-diverter to connect with a downspout, a spigot to connect to a garden-hose, and an overflow-spigot are included. Barrels can be bought and picked up at River Action. (We do not ship.) Our office is located at 822 East River Drive, Davenport, and is open Monday through Friday, 8:30AM-5PM.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 16, 2019) — Numerous conservation and public health groups in Iowa are applauding the Iowa State Board of Health’s recent resolution endorsing the implementation of a three-eighth cent sales-tax increase to fund the Iowa Natural Resource and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund, or IWILL.