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EPA, DNR blasted for closed water quality meeting


July 25, 2013, Des Moines, IA — Environmental groups were angered to learn that federal and state officials held a private meeting recently in Des Moines to discuss the state’s enforcement of federal clean water regulations without inviting them and with no public input.

EPA Region 7 spokesman Kris Lancaster in Kansas City confirmed to The Associated Press that a meeting was held, but he declined to discuss it further. READ MORE