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RG 095 Water, Air and Waste Management

The Department of Water, Air and Waste Management was created by the 69th General Assembly in 1982 with the responsibility of improving and maintaining the quality of water, air, and land resources in Iowa. The act also created a commission responsible for determining the departments policies and procedures and developing departmental programs. The following is a partial list of records series in from this record group in the holdings of the State Archives:

Title Date Span
Administrative Waivers - Natural Resources Council 1963-1977
Administrative Waivers - Water, Air and Waste Management 1978-1983
Agency Letters to Editor 1976
Completed Investigations 1964-1975
Construction Grants Programs 1973-1980
Council Orders 1953-1983
County Conservation Boards, Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plans 1975-1992
Executive Correspondence 1974-1988
Federal/State Programs and Projects 1972-1982
Flood Plain Permits, Milldams 1924-1986
Flood Plain Photographs Undated
Hazardous Material Planning 1970-1978
Hazardous Substance Incidents (Spill Files) 1970-1975
Hazardous Waste Management 1975-1984
Hearings 1957-1983, Undated
Information and Educational Programs 1961, 1975-1981, Undated
Landfills 1973-1975
Legislative Liaison 1967-1984
Legislative Proposals 1977-1978
Litigation, Water Quality 1959-1980
Milldams, Miscellaneous Lowhead Dam Files 1925-1949
Minutes - Air Quality Commission
Minutes - Energy Policy Council 1981-1986
Minutes - Environmental Protection Commission 1982
Minutes - Environmental Quality Commission 1981-1983
Minutes - Environmental Quality Transition Team 1982
Minutes - IMPACT 1985
Minutes - Natural Resources Council 1953-1983
Minutes - Rules and Standards Committee 1983-1986
Minutes - Solid Waste Commission 1975
Minutes - Water, Air and Waste Management 1983-1986
Minutes - Water, Air and Waste Management, Closed Executive Session 1981-1984
Multiple Permit Applications 1977-1984
Priority List, Environmental Quality 1957-1980
Program Planning and Project Development 1964-1985
Radiation Planning 1977-1984
Speeches 1974-1977
State Implementation Plans, Plant and Regulatory Information
Wastewater, Closed Facility Files 1940-1980
Wastewater, Closed Legal Files 1954-1975
Wastewater, Facility Files 1973-1981
Wastewater, Facility Plans 1966-1979
Wastewater, Preliminary Reports 1968-1980
Wastewater, Sewage (Closed) 1966-1981
Wastewater, Sewage Inventories 1941-1956
Water Supply, Closed Facility Files Undated
Water Supply, Preliminary Reports 1974-1980
Water Supply, Railroad Files 1940-1976
Water Supply, School Files 1940-1976
Watershed Files 1949-1986