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

Story County
City of Ames Steam Electric Plant – 200 E. Fifth St., Ames.
Project No. 21-126, Boiler tube replacement. The public comment period ends June 21. 

Scott County
Continental Cement Company – 301 E. Front St., Buffalo.
Project No. 21-075, Changes to the cement barge loading operation, including the installation of a new cement storage dome. Public comment period ends June 22.