111(d) Emission Guidelines for Existing Power Plants
On August 3, 2015 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued final 111(d) emission guidelines for existing power plants. The DNR is currently listening to stakeholders regarding the emission guidelines and will provide updated information as it becomes available.


111(d) Iowa Schedule and Stakeholder Participation
Stakeholders have already started a dialogue on the 111(d) implementation plan. The DNR has drafted a tentative timeline for developing the plan and is requesting stakeholder feedback:

Please contact Marnie.Stein@dnr.iowa.gov if you would like to be added to the stakeholder list.

Future 111(d) Stakeholder Meetings

November 16, 2015 Meeting

September 9, 2015 Meeting
September 19, 2014 Meeting
July 22, 2014 Meeting

State of Iowa Comments on EPA's Proposed 111(d) Carbon Standards
On November 12, 2014 the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB), and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) jointly submitted the following comments on the EPA's proposed carbon standards for existing power plants:

New Source Performance Standards for CO2 Reductions at Power Plants
On August 3, 2015 EPA finalized new source performance standards for new, modified, and reconstructed power plants.