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Air Quality permits under review

  • 8/17/2023 3:38:00 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.

 

Title V Operating Permits

Title V Operating permits are reviewed and re-issued every five years. Facilities with a Title V permit have the potential to emit large amounts of air pollutants compared to other facilities. The five-year reviews are a federal requirement and ensure adequate monitoring is included in the permit. The DNR plans to issue Title V Operating Permits for the following facilities.  Find permit details at www.iowadnr.gov/titlev-draft OR through the Iowa EASY Air Public Inquiry Portal and then click on the Public Notice tab.

Clinton County ADM Corn Processing - Clinton located at 1251 Beaver Channel Pkwy, Clinton. The application was submitted to operate their existing Wet Corn Milling facility. The public comment period ends September 16. 

 

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.

Wapello County Interstate Power & Light – Ottumwa Generating Station (IPL-OGS) – 20775 Power Plant Road, Ottumwa. Project No. 23-154

Interstate Power and Light Company’s Ottumwa Generating Station produces and sells electricity.  This project is for the replacement of a mercury control option with a different mercury control option.  The new mercury control option is not expected to result in any increased emissions.  The public comment period will begin on Wednesday, August 23 and end on Friday, September 22, 2023.  A public hearing will be held if requested by the public.

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