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Air quality permits, published 1/11/2024

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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.

Title V Operating Permits

Title V Operating permits are reviewed and re-issued every five years. Facilities with a Title V permit have the potential to emit large amounts of air pollutants compared to other facilities. The five-year reviews are a federal requirement and ensure adequate monitoring is included in the permit. The DNR plans to issue Title V Operating Permits for the following facilities.  Find permit details at or through the Iowa EASY Air Public Inquiry Portal and then click on the Public Notice tab.

Hamilton County

POET Biorefining - Jewell, LLC located at 2601 320th Street, Jewell
The application was submitted to operate their existing fuel-grade ethyl alcohol manufacturing facility (SIC 2869). The public comment period ends Feb.10.

Mills County

Loess Hills Regional Sanitary Landfill located at 59722 290th Street, Malvern

The application was submitted to operate their existing Refuse Systems facility. The public comment period ends Feb.10.