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Nitrate Drinking Water-6

Sen. Dick Dearden, D-Des Moines, right, talks with Des Moines Water Works General Manager Bill Stowe, center, and southeast Iowa farmer Gary Klicker, of Bloomfield, left, during a rally sponsored by Environment Iowa, Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Environment Iowa is hoping to pressure lawmakers into considering legislation that would limit runoff of record levels of nitrate from farm fields by setting state standards. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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