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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.
DNR to host virtual public meeting regarding timber sale

DNR to host virtual public meeting regarding timber sale

  • 11/22/2022 11:38:00 AM
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The Iowa DNR will host a virtual public meeting on Dec. 8, 2022 at 6 p.m. regarding a salvage timber sale in Walnut Woods State Park, West Des Moines. The trees in the salvage area need to be removed for construction of the Athene Bridge, which will provide bike and walking trail access across the Raccoon River by connecting Walnut Woods State Park and West Des Moines’ Raccoon River Park. Bridge construction is slated to begin in spring or summer of 2023.
EPC to consider contracts with Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, review wastewater rules

EPC to consider contracts with Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, review wastewater rules

  • 11/10/2022 2:38:00 PM
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DES MOINES— The Environmental Protection Commission will consider several contracts with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, review reports from the 2022 Statewide Materials Characterization Study and the Environmental Management System Program and decide whether to approve amendments to certain wastewater rules at its Nov. 15 meeting.
Public meetings to address statewide drought plan

Public meetings to address statewide drought plan

  • 6/16/2022 11:19:00 AM
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DES MOINES – As part of an effort to develop a statewide drought preparedness plan, the Iowa DNR and partners will host a series of four public stakeholder meetings in July and a virtual meeting in August to gather ideas and input.
Plan to participate in the Air Quality Client Contact meeting on November 18

Plan to participate in the Air Quality Client Contact meeting on November 18

  • 11/8/2021 2:03:00 PM
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Stay up-to-date on current events and upcoming changes in DNR’s air quality program. Plan to attend an open forum with DNR staff at the Air Quality Client Contact Meeting at 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 18. The meeting can be accessed virtually with the details on the agenda.
Public meeting to discuss renewal of five wastewater general permits

Public meeting to discuss renewal of five wastewater general permits

  • 8/26/2021 11:20:00 AM
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DES MOINES – The Iowa DNR will hold a public stakeholder meeting via Zoom to answer questions and collect public comments on a proposed rulemaking to renew five National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) general permits.
State Preserves Advisory Board to meet July 19

State Preserves Advisory Board to meet July 19

  • 7/13/2021 1:29:00 PM
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The State Preserves Advisory Board of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 1 p.m., July 19, in the second floor conference room in the DNR Water Supply office, Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.
Natural Resource Commission to meet July 7 in Des Moines

Natural Resource Commission to meet July 7 in Des Moines

  • 7/2/2021 10:32:00 AM
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Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will hold its monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m., on July 7, in the Wallace State Office Building, fourth floor conference room, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines. The meeting is open to the public.
Input sought on sustainable materials management

Input sought on sustainable materials management

  • 3/4/2021 3:08:00 PM
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DES MOINES--DNR is gathering input and comment on a vision to conserve natural resources and protect the environment throughout a product’s life. Known as sustainable materials management (SMM), this approach emphasizes waste prevention throughout the lifecycle of manufacturing and distributing products.
Derecho damaged trees focus of proposed salvage timber sale at Walnut Woods State Park

Derecho damaged trees focus of proposed salvage timber sale at Walnut Woods State Park

  • 2/10/2021 6:47:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting a virtual public meeting to outline a proposed salvage timber sale in Walnut Woods State Park on Feb. 24, at 6 p.m. The salvage timber sale involves trees damaged from the derecho winds in August 2020. Derecho winds damaged multiple trees within the park, which now pose a risk to park users. Each tree was evaluated according to the Iowa DNR tree risk assessment procedure.
Joint Fee Advisory Group Meeting on January 6, 2021

Joint Fee Advisory Group Meeting on January 6, 2021

  • 11/19/2020 10:17:00 AM
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Please join us on January 6, 2021, to review and provide comment on the draft Air Quality Bureau budget for the next state fiscal year (July 2021-June 2022). This is the annual fee advisory group meeting for the asbestos, construction permit, and operating permit advisory groups.
Rulemaking on EPC agenda for next week

Rulemaking on EPC agenda for next week

  • 7/16/2020 12:10:00 PM
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DES MOINES – Two contracts and three proposals for rulemaking are up for the Environmental Protection Commission’s July 21 meeting.
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