Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Task Force http://iowapublicradio.org en Regulating Iowa's Water Quality [Talk of Iowa] http://iowapublicradio.org/post/regulating-iowas-water-quality-talk-iowa <p>The Gulf of Mexico is the largest hypoxic zone currently affecting the United States. Today on Talk of Iowa, Charity Nebbe hosts a discussion on water quality in Iowa and the connection our state has with the Gulf. We take a look at Iowa's Nutrient Reduction Strategy as a conservation plan.</p><p>Today's guests include: Iowa Public Radio reporter Clay Masters, Bill Stowe, the CEO and General Manager of Des Moines Water Works, Iowa's Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey, and John Lawrence, the Associate Dean in the Department of Economics at Iowa State University.</p><p></p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 19:19:29 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Emily Woodbury 28200 at http://iowapublicradio.org Regulating Iowa's Water Quality [Talk of Iowa] Environmental Concerns for the EPA http://iowapublicradio.org/post/environmental-concerns-epa <div><p>A committee of scientists led by University of Iowa professor <a href="http://now.uiowa.edu/2012/08/epa-will-need-work-faster-and-smarter" target="_blank">Jerry Schnoor</a> says the Environmental Protection Agency will need to develop novel tools, technologies, and a systems approach to solve environmental problems in the 21st century.</p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 19:00:38 +0000 Ben Kieffer 7788 at http://iowapublicradio.org Environmental Concerns for the EPA