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Air Quality permits under review

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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 

Woodbury County 
CF Industries Nitrogen, LLC – Port Neal Nitrogen Complex, 1182 260th St., Sergeant Bluff. Project No. 18-328, Permit amendments to update the maximum rated capacity of three emission units and corresponding emission limits.  In addition, alternative monitoring language was added to the flare permits. The public comment period goes from Dec. 21, 2018, to Jan. 21, 2019, and requests for a public hearing must be submitted by Jan. 7, 2019.