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Compost/Erosion Research in Iowa
Entry ID: Iowa_CERDP

Abstract: As a follow-up to the Iowa Groundwater Protection Act of 1987,
lawmakers passed further legislation in 1989 to stem the growth of
landfills and improve solid waste management. The new legislation
mandated a 50% reduction (by year 2000) in the amount of solid waste
buried in landfills, and imposed an immediate ban on land ... View entire text
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Description: Compost/Erosion Research and Demonstration Project homepage
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 44.0   S: 40.0   E: -90.0   W: -97.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Iowa State University
Dataset Title: Using Compost for a Safer Environment
Dataset Release Place: Iowa
Dataset Publisher: IOWA State University
Data Presentation Form: tables
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Originating Center
Data Center
Department of Natural Resources, Iowa Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: 515 432-2823
Fax: 515 432-2835
Contact Address:
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
900 E. Grand
City: Des Moines
Province or State: Iowa
Postal Code: 50319-0034
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: electronic
Fees: no fees
Haug, Roger T. (1993). The Practical Handbook of Compost
Engineering. Lewis Publishers. Boca Raton, FL.

Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering
Service. (1992). On-Farm Composting Handbook. NRAES-54. Ithaca, NY.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-08-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23