UMRBA joined the joint announcement of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship for their historic announcement of $60 million in federal funding for nutrient reduction in the Mississippi River Basin. UMRBA looks forward to the partnerships, collaboration, innovation, and improvements in water quality through the Hypoxia Task Force.
The USEPA press release detailing the announcement is available by clicking here.
UMRBA is the leading interstate, regional collaborative to assist Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin in implementing the Clean Water Act and nutrient reduction strategies. In this capacity, UMRBA serves as the Hypoxia Task Force Upper Mississippi River Sub Basin Committee.