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Air Quality permits under review

  • 6/1/2023 4:18:00 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 comment period.

Construction Permits
DNR engineers review and issue construction permits to facilities before they build new or modify existing sources of air pollution. The public may review the following air quality construction permits available online at www.iowadnr.gov/airpermitsearch OR through the EASY Air Public Inquiry Portal and then click the Public Notice tab.

Muscatine County Grain Processing Corporation – 1600 Oregon St., Muscatine. Project No. 23-023, Emission Point 323.0: The purpose of this project is to install a new scrubber and thermal oxidizer to control emissions from existing tanks, centrifuges and conveyors in Dryer House 4. This equipment is collectively identified as the Dryer House 4 Building Aspiration System, and it will exhaust out emission point EP323.0.

The public comment period ends July 1. 

Project No. 23-088, Emission Point 311.0: The purpose of this project is to remove the Dryer House 4 Building Aspiration System from emission point EP311.0.  EP311.0 will now only exhaust three rotary dryers.

The public comment period ends July 1. 

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