Groups petition state to set quality goals for lakes

Toxic blue green algae infested Big Creek Reservoir last Labor Day weekend.

Photo by Iowa Environmental Council

Seeking rule for three meters of water clarity


Two environmental interest groups this week filed a petition with the Iowa Environmental Protection Commission to set standards for clean water in 159 state-owned lakes.

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