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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 comment period. 

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 OR through the EASY Air Public Inquiry Portal and then click the Public Notice tab.

Louisa County 

MidAmerican Energy Co – Louisa Station – 8602 172nd St., Muscatine.

Project No. 23-222, Modification of existing PSD permit by noting actual capacity of conveyors based on upstream bottleneck at the crusher house.

The public comment period ends Oct. 8. 

Muscatine County

Grain Processing Corporation – 1600 Oregon St., Muscatine.

Project No. 22-324, Emission Point 550.0:  The purpose of this project is to install new distillation equipment to make ethanol. Emissions from the new distillation equipment and an existing ethanol truck loadout will be controlled by an open flare.The public comment period ends Oct.10.