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Air Quality permits under review

  • 7/2/2020 12:03:00 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. 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 before finalizing the permits.

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

Clinton County
ADM Clinton Corn Processing, 1251 Beaver Channel Parkway, Clinton
Project Number 20-159. The proposal is for changes to the corn wet milling operations, specifically the alcohol plant, for production of industrial-grade alcohol. ADM intends to make necessary repairs to two alcohol distillation columns to make them operational for production of 190-proof industrial grade alcohol. The facility also plans to utilize four existing storage tanks and four existing loadout systems to produce and ship industrial alcohol by truck, rail or barge. Public comment runs from July 3 to Aug. 3.