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Air Quality permits under review

  • 12/6/2018 2:20:00 PM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Air Quality Bureau has the following draft permits up for review. The permits help protect Iowans’ health and the air where we live. DNR’s permitting staff review the applications to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality standards. The public has the right and is encouraged to comment on draft permits. DNR considers public comments before finalizing the permits. Submit comments in writing to the assigned permit writer before 4:30 p.m. on the last day of the public comment period.

Construction Permits
DNR engineers review and issue construction permits to facilities before they build new or modified sources of air pollution. The public may review the following air quality construction permits available online at

Linn County Cargill, Inc. – 1710 16th St. SE, Cedar Rapids. Project No. 18-453, Modification of permits associated with starch production for changes to monitoring and recordkeeping language. The public comment period ends Jan. 4. 

Muscatine County
SSAB Iowa, 1770 Bill Sharp Blvd., Muscatine.
Project 18-405, Modification of permit for existing ladle dryer. Public comment period ends Dec. 12.

Polk County
MidAmerican Energy Company – Greater Des Moines Energy Center, 4401 Carlisle Road, Pleasant Hill.
Project No. 18-351, modification of permits for two existing combustion turbines. Public comment period ends Jan. 5.