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January 23, 2018

Iowa House lawmakers passed legislation today, increasing state dollars to improve Iowa’s water quality, mirroring a bill passed by the Iowa Senate during the 2017 legislative session. The bill, Senate File 512, now awaits Governor Reynolds's signature. The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) sees this step as key in supporting the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy. This strategy calls for a nutrient reduction in Iowa’s waterways through a practical and technology-based approach involving farmers and both urban and rural Iowa communities.

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January 22, 2018

Gov. Kim Reynolds, Lt. Governor Adam Gregg, Secretary Bill Northey and Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance Executive Director Sean McMahon, along with agriculture and conservation leaders, highlighted the collaborative, watershed based approach being used successfully across the state to address water quality challenges in a press conference today. This included commemorating the first anniversary of the Midwest Agriculture Water Quality Partnership sharing key successes and current projects being implemented in targeted watersheds across the state.

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