Phil Specht winner of 2020 CCCAN Larry and Margaret Stone Award

Phil Specht of McGregor has been awarded the 2020 Clayton County Conservation Awareness Network award for outstanding contributions in environmental awareness and education. Phil is a recently retired dairy farmer with a passion for conservation. Rotational grazing of his dairy cattle has protected grasslands for wildlife – especially bobolinks....

DNR Staff Recommends Walz Energy Violations go to the Attorney General

According to The Gazette online article, “DNR: Violations by northeast Iowa feedlot should go to the Attorney General,” subsequent discharge violations at the Walz Energy feedlot have made a proposed settlement with Walz Energy and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) null and void.  As a result, of...

Local Leader Learn How to Advance Your Mission at the CCED Solar Energy Workshop!

Community leaders and decision makers are invited to attend Clayton County Energy District’s Solar Energy For Non-taxable Entities…Let’s Get Started Workshop & Vendor Fair Friday May 4th | Keystone AEA, 1400 N. 2nd St, Elkader Paying less for energy = more for your mission = better for the community =...

Local Organizations and Neighbors ask the EPA to intervene on the Walz Energy Project

Clayton County CAN and some 40 individuals and groups have asked the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to more closely monitor the potential impacts of the Walz Energy commercial feedlot and biogas manufacturing operation being developed in the watershed of Bloody Run Creek, east of Monona. The location...