Environmental Policy

$96M grant aims to clean water, reduce flooding

Attendees listen to a panel discussion during the Upper Mississippi River Conference at the iWireless Center in Moline, Ill.

Larry Weber, Public Policy Center researcher and Director of the Iowa Flood Center, helped win a $96 million public-private grant to implement "a mosaic of practices" that will help cleanse water in eight Iowa watersheds. 

Weber was one of about 25 speakers at the ninth annual Upper Mississippi River Conference in Moline, Ill. Read the full story from the Quad-City Times here