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County requirements for signup to evaluate animal confinement sites

County requirements for signup to evaluate animal confinement sites

  • 12/12/2023 12:19:00 PM
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DES MOINES -- Counties interested in evaluating construction permits for proposed animal feeding facilities must adopt a construction evaluation resolution. County boards of supervisors may approve the resolutions at any time, but must submit resolutions between Jan. 1 and 31, 2024.
Air quality permits under review

Air quality permits under review

  • 9/7/2023 3:10:00 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 peri...
Air Quality permits under review

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.
Air Quality permits under review

Air Quality permits under review

  • 8/10/2023 2:41:00 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.
Air Quality permits under review

Air Quality permits under review

  • 8/3/2023 2:55:00 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.
Air Quality permits under review

Air Quality permits under review

  • 7/6/2023 2:32:00 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.
DNR Seeks Comments on Proposed Administrative Code Revisions

DNR Seeks Comments on Proposed Administrative Code Revisions

  • 6/13/2023 1:34:00 PM
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DES MOINES--Pursuant to Executive Order 10 (EO10), the Iowa DNR's Water Quality Bureau has reviewed the following rule chapter: 567 Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 9 - Delegation of Construction Permitting Authority.
Air Quality permits under review

Air Quality permits under review

  • 6/8/2023 3:15:00 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.
Air Quality permits under review

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.
Air Quality permits under review

Air Quality permits under review

  • 5/25/2023 3:29:00 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.
Air Quality permits under review, published 1/19/2023

Air Quality permits under review, published 1/19/2023

  • 1/19/2023 2:32:00 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 air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements.
Counties: Prepare for signup to evaluate animal confinement sites

Counties: Prepare for signup to evaluate animal confinement sites

  • 12/6/2022 10:26:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reminds the Iowa State Association of Counties in early December that counties interested in evaluating construction permits for proposed animal feeding facilities must adopt a construction evaluation resolution.
Hold the Date: Joint Air Quality Fee Advisory Group Meeting on January 5, 2023

Hold the Date: Joint Air Quality Fee Advisory Group Meeting on January 5, 2023

  • 11/28/2022 6:14:00 PM
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Please join us on January 5, 2023, to review and provide comment on the draft Air Quality Bureau budget for the next state fiscal year (July 2023 - June 2024). This is the annual fee advisory group meetings for the asbestos, construction permit, and operating permit advisory groups and includes a discussion about fees for both major and minor sources.
Air Quality permits under review, published 11/17/2022

Air Quality permits under review, published 11/17/2022

  • 11/18/2022 12:59:00 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 air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements.
Air Quality permits under review, November 10, 2022

Air Quality permits under review, November 10, 2022

  • 11/10/2022 2:41:00 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 air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements.
Air Quality permits under review, November 3, 2022

Air Quality permits under review, November 3, 2022

  • 11/4/2022 4:48:00 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 air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements.
Air Quality permits under review

Air Quality permits under review

  • 4/14/2022 2:46:00 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 air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements. We encourage public comments on draft permits, providing help on how to make effective comments. Submit written comments to the assigned permit writer before 4:30 p.m. on the last day of the comment period. DNR considers public comments befor...
Livestock Master Matrix adopted in 86 counties

Livestock Master Matrix adopted in 86 counties

  • 2/22/2022 9:27:00 AM
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DES MOINES –Most of Iowa’s 99 counties notified DNR in January that they plan to evaluate construction permit applications and proposed animal confinement locations by using the master matrix.
Air Quality permits under review, January 27, 2022

Air Quality permits under review, January 27, 2022

  • 1/27/2022 3:09:00 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 air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements. We encourage public comments on draft permits, providing help on how to make effective comments. Submit written comments to the assigned permit writer before 4:30 p.m. on the last day of the comment period. DNR considers public comments befor...
Counties - Sign up to evaluate animal confinement sites

Counties - Sign up to evaluate animal confinement sites

  • 1/13/2022 2:26:00 PM
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DES MOINES - Counties interested in evaluating construction permits for proposed animal feeding facilities must adopt and submit a construction evaluation resolution by the end of January.
Updates Proposed to Construction Permit Framework

Updates Proposed to Construction Permit Framework

  • 1/10/2022 4:05:00 PM
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The DNR Air Quality Bureau Construction Permit section is proposing to make several updates to the permit framework.  The framework is the starting point for each permit and outlines the obligations and rights of the owner and operator.
Air Quality permits under review, September 9, 2021

Air Quality permits under review, September 9, 2021

  • 9/9/2021 12:08:00 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 air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements.
Air Quality permits under review

Air Quality permits under review

  • 8/13/2021 2:03:00 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 air quality.
Air Quality permits under review

Air Quality permits under review

  • 7/29/2021 3:23:00 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 air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements. We encourage public comments on draft permits, providing help on how to make effective comments. Submit written comments to the assigned permit writer before 4:30 p.m. on the last day of the comment period. DNR considers public comments befor...
Air Quality permits under review

Air Quality permits under review

  • 7/15/2021 1:33:00 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 air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements.
Air Quality permits under review

Air Quality permits under review

  • 5/13/2021 1:10:00 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 air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements
Counties: Master Matrix sign-up is due Jan. 31

Counties: Master Matrix sign-up is due Jan. 31

  • 1/27/2021 3:59:00 PM
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County supervisors who voted to use the Master Matrix by adopting a construction evaluation resolution (CER) must submit the resolution to Kelli Book, Iowa DNR, 502 E. Ninth St., Des Moines, IA 50319. Applications can be mailed, emailed to Kelli.Book@dnr.iowa.gov. However, the county board of supervisors must submit resolutions in January and DNR must receive it by the end of the day Jan. 31.
Sign Up by Jan. 31 to use the Master Matrix

Sign Up by Jan. 31 to use the Master Matrix

  • 12/15/2020 1:07:00 PM
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In late November, DNR notified counties interested in using the Master Matrix to evaluate construction permit applications for confinement (totally roofed) animal feeding operations they must pass and submit a construction evaluation resolution each year.
Air Quality permits under review

Air Quality permits under review

  • 11/12/2020 2:07:00 PM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Air Quality Bureau has the following draft permits up for review.
Air Quality permits under review

Air Quality permits under review

  • 9/24/2020 12:57:00 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 air quality.
EASY Air enhanced to help customers meet reporting requirements

EASY Air enhanced to help customers meet reporting requirements

  • 8/24/2020 4:55:00 PM
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Going beyond submitting applications, the DNR’s EASY Air team enhanced the online permit application system by adding the ability for companies to complete start of construction and start of operation reporting requirements.
Air Quality permits under review

Air Quality permits under review

  • 7/30/2020 1:13:00 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.
Air Quality permits under review

Air Quality permits under review

  • 3/16/2020 8:45:00 AM
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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 air quality. DNR’s permitting staff review each permit application to ensure facilities comply with state and federal air quality requirements.
Most - 89 Counties - Opt In for Master Matrix

Most - 89 Counties - Opt In for Master Matrix

  • 2/13/2020 10:18:00 AM
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Exactly the same as the last two years, 89 of Iowa’s 99 counties plan to use the master matrix to evaluate construction permit applications and proposed sites for animal confinements this year. From Feb. 1 to Jan. 31 of 2021, producers who need a construction permit in these counties must meet additional requirements.
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