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CAFOs/Water Quality Forum 

Monday, November 20, 6:00 – 7:45 pm
Cedar Rapids Public Library, Whipple Auditorium
450 5th Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IOWA


All are invited to this free event.


Discussion and Q&A related to expansion of large livestock facilities in Iowa and implications for water quality




  • Senator David Johnson, Independent State Senator and Co-author of 15-year-old Iowa CAFO Master Matrix

  • Monte Marti, CAFO at family farm, Village Creek, Allamakee County,Iowa Environmental Council Board Member

  • Larry Stone, Clayton County Author and Retired Des Moines Register Outdoor Writer on combined CAFO/Walz Energy facility on Bloody Run Creek in Clayton County 

  • Jess Mazour, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Organizer

  • Gene Tinker, Iowa expert on CAFO “Master Matrix,” former Iowa Department of Natural Resources staff

  • Chris Petersen, Board Member, Iowa Farmers Union and consultant, Socially Responsible Agricultural Project

  • Steve Falck, Environmental Law & Policy Center, Legislative Update


Moderator: Kevin W. Techau, Scheldrup Blades Law Firm, Cedar Rapids, former U.S. Attorney for Northern District of Iowa.


Sponsored by: Kevin W. Techau, Scheldrup Blades Law Firm, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Omaha

For more information email Kevin W. Techau.

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