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Unhealthy Air in Eastern Iowa Today

Unhealthy Air in Eastern Iowa Today

  • 6/15/2023 2:42:00 PM
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DES MOINES -- Exceedances of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for fine particulates are expected today over the Eastern third of the State. Smoke from wildfires in both Eastern and Northwestern Canada has converged over Iowa and is expected to lead to fine particulate matter exceedances over eastern and east-central Iowa today.
Air Quality permits under review

Air Quality permits under review

  • 6/8/2023 3:15:00 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 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.
Air Quality permits under review

Air Quality permits under review

  • 6/1/2023 4:18:00 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 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.
Wildfire smoke contributes to air quality exceedances in May

Wildfire smoke contributes to air quality exceedances in May

  • 6/1/2023 4:11:00 PM
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Des Moines, IA – The Air Quality Bureau has recorded 33 exceedances of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) over the last 14 days. Smoke from wildfires in Northern Canada contributed to 32 ozone exceedances and one fine particulate matter (PM2.5) exceedance between May 18th and May 31st. Iowa has averaged less than four ozone exceedances per year over the last five years. These exceedances are the first of the NAAQS measured in Iowa this year.
Smoke from Canadian fires expected to impact Iowa today and tomorrow

Smoke from Canadian fires expected to impact Iowa today and tomorrow

  • 5/18/2023 2:33:00 PM
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Des Moines – An approaching cold front is pulling smoke from Canadian wildfires down to ground level, and areas of unhealthy, very unhealthy, and hazardous air quality are being measured across much of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Montana, Minnesota, and North and South Dakota.
Air Quality permits under review, May 11, 2023

Air Quality permits under review, May 11, 2023

  • 5/11/2023 7:05:00 AM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Air Quality Bureau has the following draft permits 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.
Air Quality permits under review

Air Quality permits under review

  • 5/4/2023 2:31:00 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 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.
Save the Date – Air Quality Rules Meeting on March 14, 2023

Save the Date – Air Quality Rules Meeting on March 14, 2023

  • 2/28/2023 1:36:00 PM
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Please join us on March 14, 2023, to review and provide comments on the Air Quality Bureau’s preliminary plans and schedule for rule chapter changes associated with implementation of Executive Order 10 (EO10).
Air Quality permits under review, published 1/19/2023

Air Quality permits under review, published 1/19/2023

  • 1/19/2023 2:32:00 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.
Air Quality permits under review, December 15, 2022

Air Quality permits under review, December 15, 2022

  • 12/15/2022 1:43:00 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.
Air Quality permits under review, December 8, 2022

Air Quality permits under review, December 8, 2022

  • 12/9/2022 1:40:00 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.
Air Quality permits under review, published 11/17/2022

Air Quality permits under review, published 11/17/2022

  • 11/18/2022 12:59:00 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.
Air Quality permits under review, November 10, 2022

Air Quality permits under review, November 10, 2022

  • 11/10/2022 2:41:00 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.
Air Quality permits under review, November 3, 2022

Air Quality permits under review, November 3, 2022

  • 11/4/2022 4:48:00 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.
Plan to participate in the Air Quality Client Contact meeting on November 17

Plan to participate in the Air Quality Client Contact meeting on November 17

  • 11/4/2022 10:06:00 AM
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Stay up-to-date on current events and upcoming changes in DNR’s air quality program. Plan to attend an open forum with DNR staff at the Air Quality Client Contact Meeting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, November 17. The meeting can be accessed virtually with the details on the agenda.
Air Quality permits under review for Oct. 13

Air Quality permits under review for Oct. 13

  • 10/13/2022 1:51:00 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.
Air Quality Client Contact Meeting: Opportunity to Submit Agenda Items

Air Quality Client Contact Meeting: Opportunity to Submit Agenda Items

  • 10/7/2022 10:59:00 AM
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The DNR’s Air Quality Bureau is accepting agenda topics for the upcoming Air Quality Client Contact Meeting. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 17, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be held virtually and details will be provided when the final agenda is announced, approximately two weeks prior to the meeting.
Air Quality permits under review for Sept. 29

Air Quality permits under review for Sept. 29

  • 9/29/2022 11:02:00 AM
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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.
Air Quality permits under review for Sept. 15

Air Quality permits under review for Sept. 15

  • 9/15/2022 10:33:00 AM
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he 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.
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