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Sioux City Referral Delayed Until June Commission Meeting

Sioux City Referral Delayed Until June Commission Meeting

  • 5/16/2016 8:55:00 AM
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DES MOINES – Consideration of a referral of Sioux City by the Iowa Environmental Protection Commission scheduled for May 17th will be postponed to the commission’s June 21st meeting as requested by the city.
Natural Resource Commission to Meet May 12 in Des Moines

Natural Resource Commission to Meet May 12 in Des Moines

  • 5/6/2016 8:37:00 AM
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Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 9:30 a.m., on May 12, in the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, in Des Moines.
Air Quality Leads May Environmental Protection Meeting

Air Quality Leads May Environmental Protection Meeting

  • 5/5/2016 11:18:00 AM
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WINDSOR HEIGHTS – Air quality fees and a revised plan for improving air quality in Muscatine lead a contract-heavy agenda for the May 17 meeting of the Environmental Protection Commission.
Public Meeting To Discuss Twin Lakes Improvement Plan

Public Meeting To Discuss Twin Lakes Improvement Plan

  • 5/4/2016 2:23:00 PM
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MANSON - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Iowa State University and the Twin Lakes Restoration Association will host a public meeting at 6:30 p.m., May 19, at the Twin Lakes Bible Camp, to discuss plans for improving the water quality in North and South Twin lakes in Calhoun County.
Public Meetings to Discuss New Wastewater Permits

Public Meetings to Discuss New Wastewater Permits

  • 4/21/2016 7:07:00 AM
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DES MOINES – The DNR will hold two public stakeholder meetings in May to answer questions and collect public comments on two proposed National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) wastewater general permits.
Public Meeting to Discuss Lake of the Hills Water Quality Improvement Plan

Public Meeting to Discuss Lake of the Hills Water Quality Improvement Plan

  • 4/21/2016 7:05:00 AM
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DAVENPORT – Iowans interested in the results of a DNR study to improve water quality in Scott County’s Lake of the Hills can attend a meeting Thursday, May 5. Citizens are encouraged to bring their questions and ideas to improve the lake to the meeting for discussion.
State Preserves Advisory Board Meets April 28

State Preserves Advisory Board Meets April 28

  • 4/19/2016 6:53:00 AM
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The State Preserves Advisory Board of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 10 a.m., April 28, in the fourth floor conference room of the Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.
Iowa's Deer Seasons Approved for Public Comment

Iowa's Deer Seasons Approved for Public Comment

  • 4/19/2016 6:49:00 AM
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Iowa’s proposed 2016-17 deer hunting seasons were approved for public comment Thursday by the Natural Resource Commission of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. The proposal included a status quo county antlerless license quota and maintained the buck only restriction for select counties in northwest Iowa during early muzzleloader season and first shotgun season.
Opportunity to Submit Air Quality Client Contact Meeting Agenda Items

Opportunity to Submit Air Quality Client Contact Meeting Agenda Items

  • 4/15/2016 3:57:00 AM
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The Air Quality Bureau is accepting agenda topics for the next Air Quality Client Contact Meeting. The next meeting is scheduled for May 12 at 10:00 a.m., at the DNR’s Air Quality Bureau Office. A conference call option is also available for the meeting.
Natural Resource Commission to Meet April 14 in Des Moines

Natural Resource Commission to Meet April 14 in Des Moines

  • 4/11/2016 5:11:00 AM
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Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 9:30 a.m., on April 14, in the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, in Des Moines.
Meeting to Discuss Windmill Lake Water Quality Improvement Plan

Meeting to Discuss Windmill Lake Water Quality Improvement Plan

  • 3/24/2016 6:22:00 AM
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BEDFORD – Iowans interested in the results of a DNR study to improve water quality in Windmill Lake in Taylor County can attend a meeting April 7. Citizens are encouraged to bring their questions and ideas to improve the lake to the meeting for discussion.
Hunter Apprentice License Topic of Public Hearing

Hunter Apprentice License Topic of Public Hearing

  • 3/15/2016 7:09:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has scheduled a public hearing on rules covering the new hunter apprentice license for April 20, from 1-2 p.m., in the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.
Revised Collection of Air Permits (CAP) Option Available for Comment

Revised Collection of Air Permits (CAP) Option Available for Comment

  • 2/16/2016 10:30:00 AM
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The DNR is proposing to create a new air quality construction permit option called a Collection of Air Permits (CAP). Current construction permit practice is to issue one permit per emission point. The new CAP permit option will still give a permit number to each emission point but will consolidate requirements in one easy-to-use document.
Natural Resource Commission to Meet February 11 in Des Moines

Natural Resource Commission to Meet February 11 in Des Moines

  • 2/4/2016 9:12:00 AM
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DES MOINES – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 9:30 a.m., on Feb. 11, in the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, in Des Moines. The meeting is open to the public.
DNR to Hold Listening Session on Fall Hunting and Trapping Regulations

DNR to Hold Listening Session on Fall Hunting and Trapping Regulations

  • 1/26/2016 7:14:00 AM
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Des Moines - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is hosting public meetings over the Iowa Communications Network on February 24 from 6 to 9 p.m., to listen to the public’s thoughts on the hunting and trapping regulations for this fall.
State Preserves Advisory Board Meets Jan 26

State Preserves Advisory Board Meets Jan 26

  • 1/21/2016 8:56:00 AM
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The State Preserves Advisory Board of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 1 p.m., Jan. 26, in the fourth floor conference room of the Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.
Opportunity to Submit Air Quality Client Contact Meeting Agenda Items

Opportunity to Submit Air Quality Client Contact Meeting Agenda Items

  • 1/21/2016 3:19:00 AM
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The Air Quality Bureau is accepting agenda topics for the next Air Quality Client Contact Meeting. The next meeting is scheduled for February 18 at 1:00 p.m., at the DNR’s Air Quality Bureau Office. A conference call option is also available for the meeting.
Natural Resource Commission to Meet January 20 in Des Moines

Natural Resource Commission to Meet January 20 in Des Moines

  • 1/15/2016 5:34:00 AM
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Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet 1 p.m., Jan. 20, in the second floor north conference room, Wallace State Office Building, in Des Moines.
Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Commissions Will Meet Jointly January 20

Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Commissions Will Meet Jointly January 20

  • 1/15/2016 5:29:00 AM
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DES MOINES – The Environmental Protection Commission and the Natural Resources Commission, both of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, will meet jointly Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 10 a.m. at the Wallace Building second floor north conference room at 502 E. Ninth St. in Des Moines. Each commission will present its annual report followed by reports of mutual interest from DNR staff.
Extension of CAP Permit Option Comment Period and Sample CAP Now Available for Review

Extension of CAP Permit Option Comment Period and Sample CAP Now Available for Review

  • 1/8/2016 5:21:00 AM
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To aid stakeholders in making comments, the DNR has developed a “Sample” Collection of Air Permits (CAP) document to provide additional clarification to applicants of what to expect in the format and language of the CAP. The information presented in the sample represents the possible permitting of a group of emission points at a facility that has a limit over several surface coating operations.
Updated Permit Template Available for Comment

Updated Permit Template Available for Comment

  • 12/11/2015 7:24:00 AM
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The Air Quality Construction Permit Section is proposing to update its construction permit template. The template is the basis for the final construction permits issued by the Air Quality Bureau. These updates are aimed at providing clarity in permit requirements and at the same time providing a permit that is shorter in length.
Air Quality Adjustments to Environmental Commission Agenda

Air Quality Adjustments to Environmental Commission Agenda

  • 12/10/2015 8:54:00 AM
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WINDSOR HEIGHTS – The agenda for the Dec. 15 Environmental Protection Commission meeting has been amended by adding fee proposals for air quality services and postponing a proposed referral on asbestos violations to a future meeting.
Members Sought for Brushy Creek Board

Members Sought for Brushy Creek Board

  • 12/8/2015 7:09:00 AM
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Hikers, bikers and horseback riders interested in protecting, preserving and enhancing the trail system at Brushy Creek State Recreation Area are being encouraged to serve on the Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Brushy Creek Trail Advisory Board.
Give the Gift that Lasts All Year: Iowa Outdoors Magazine

Give the Gift that Lasts All Year: Iowa Outdoors Magazine

  • 12/8/2015 7:07:00 AM
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Take advantage of a special 30 percent off the regular subscription price, and give Iowa Outdoors Magazine to your friends or family this holiday season! Six issues (one-year) are just $10 and will include the 2017 calendar.
Natural Resource Commission to Meet December 10 in Des Moines

Natural Resource Commission to Meet December 10 in Des Moines

  • 12/7/2015 6:42:00 AM
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Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet 9:30 a.m., Dec. 10, in the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, in Des Moines.
DNR to Hold Public Meeting on Permit Needed by Pipeline Project

DNR to Hold Public Meeting on Permit Needed by Pipeline Project

  • 12/3/2015 10:27:00 AM
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DES MOINES – The public is invited to provide comments on a permit needed by the Dakota Access Pipeline Project to cross publicly-owned land and water under jurisdiction of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.
EPC to Hear Manure Management Report, Rule on Contracts

EPC to Hear Manure Management Report, Rule on Contracts

  • 12/3/2015 10:20:00 AM
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WINDSOR HEIGHTS – Commissioners will hear a presentation on manure management, and be asked to approve contracts and an air quality referral to the Iowa Attorney General, at the Dec. 15 Environmental Protection Commission meeting.
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