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Iowa groups land $3 million in EPA grants

Iowa groups land $3 million in EPA grants
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig, right, says $3 million in EPA grants presented to Iowa groups last week by EPA Region 7 Administrator Jim Gulliford will accelerate water quality improvement efforts in the state.

The leadership shown by Iowa’s farmers in improving water quality was highlighted last week with the announcement of more than $3 million in Farmer to Farmer Cooperative Agreement grants from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Iowa-based projects landed three of just seven grants distributed in the entire Gulf of Mexico watershed, recognizing the important role upstream states play in downstream water quality improvements, EPA Region 7 Administrator Jim Gulliford noted in a...




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