Raccoon River

Iowa Supreme Court dismisses second lawsuit surrounding Raccoon River

Second challenge in six years yields since DMWW suit

The Iowa Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit Friday brought by environmental groups contending the state has abdicated its constitutional duty to protect the Raccoon River. The decision is yet another blow to environmental advocates’ hopes at greater water quality protections since the dismissal of the Des Moines Water Works lawsuit in 2017 against Buena Vista and neighboring counties. Justice Edward […]