Join us for a discussion with Neil Hamilton, professor emeritus Drake Agricultural Law Center, and Dallas County Soil & Water Conservation District.
The Nutrient Reduction Strategy plan to reduce water pollution and decrease the number of Iowa’s impaired waterways has always been voluntary. It has also never had metrics or measurable benchmarks to evaluate its effectiveness. According to the Iowa DNR, the number of impaired or polluted waterways continues to increase. Perhaps it’s time to evaluate the effectiveness of the strategy and make some meaningful changes.
What can be done?