The Iowa Environmental Council wants to force the state's Environmental Protection Commission to adopt flood plain maps to comply with a law that says animal-feeding operations can’t be built near waterways.
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Supreme Beef wants to withdraw up to 21.9 million gallons of water a year from two wells in the Jordan aquifer near the 11,600-head facility in Clayton County. Opponents who spoke at a public hearing Monday say the feedlot will use far more water and should have new permit application.
Clark Kauffman - Iowa Capital Dispatch
State Government Apr. 22, 2022 7:40 am224d ago
So far in 2022, 19 dog breeders in Iowa have been cited for violations — more than any other state in the nation.