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IA Extends Nutrient Plan Comment Period
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Jan 3, 2013 04:04 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- The state of Iowa has extended the public comment period for its nutrient reduction strategy, according to a news release from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

The period has been extended by two weeks until Jan. 18, 2013. The original 45-day comment period was scheduled to close on Jan. 4.

State officials announced the plan in November, touting it as the first time the state planned to reduce nutrients runoff from both point- and non-point pollution sources. Iowa developed the plan as a result of pressure from EPA to clean state waters.

Iowa DNR received several ...

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