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The oil is flowing, but one Cedar Rapids lawyer continues Iowa’s fight against the DAPL

Based on first impression, Wally Taylor doesn’t seem like a lawyer anyone would describe as a pit bull. But first impressions can be misleading. Sitting in the small, book-lined office of his one-man law practice in Cedar Rapids, Taylor has a genial, upbeat demeanor as he discusses his four-decade-long career practicing environmental law. But even though his demeanor never changes, his clear determination to keep fighting until all options are exhausted show why his colleague Carolyn Raffensperger calls him a pit bull. […]

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Climate change doubter appointed to head EPA district that includes Iowa

A Wisconsin state official who doubts the existence of climate change and oversaw the elimination of the science bureau of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is the Trump administration’s choice to run the Environmental Protection Agency’s regional office that covers Iowa. […]

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