News

EPA Administrator Battles “Misinformation”

Spencer, IA: (Jul 11, 2014) – EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy made a two-day swing through Missouri this week in full damage-control mode.

McCarthy first talked to farmers near Columbia and ended with a speech before the Agricultural Business council of Kansas City on Thursday.

EPA’s relationship with agriculture has been strained on a number of fronts, and McCarthy said farm country’s response to proposed modifications to the Waters of the U.S. rule caught the agency off guard.

McCarthy says she has been trying to combat misinformation about the proposed rule. McCarthy says she believes farmers and the EPA are on the same page when it comes to protecting water.

Local Headlines

in Local

ILCC Weapon Incident

Fresh
Police

An Estherville juvenile is jailed after having a gun on him while at a college campus...

in Local

Pickup Parade Record Attempt

Fresh
pickupparade

The Northwest Iowa Community College Pickup Truck Parade came up a bit short in their bid for a world record...

in Local

Boji Nites Owner To Prison

Fresh
courtnews1240

Veronica Fairchild as been convicted for not paying taxes on more than $600,000 earned from exotic dances...

in Local

Branstad-Reynolds Campaign In Spencer Friday

Fresh
Newbranreynolds

The campaign stop is scheduled for 4:00 Friday afternoon at Spencer Municipal Utilities...

in Local

Rails To Trails Discussion Held

Fresh
News CitySpencer1240

Architects from RDG Planning and Design were in Spencer on Wednesday...