Governor of Iowa willing to regulate farm pollution

In an effort to reduce phosphate and nitrate pollution in Iowa lakes, streams, and rivers, the sitting governor of Iowa, while running for re-election, indicated that the pollution situation was “outrageous” and indicated a willingness to regulate agricultural fertilizer use in the state.   His stated expectation was that there would be more regulation on farms.  The story and video are at  His discussion begins at the 43 minute mark in the video.  This may mark an important political milestone because there are few states where the farm industry is so tied to the livelihood of the state.