Air penalties: Code of Iowa (IA Code) 455B.109, IA Code 455B.146, IA Code 455B.146A, and IA Code 459.602
Asbestos: IA Code 88B.12
Hazardous waste: IA Code 455B.386, IA Code 455B.430, and IA Code 716B.2 to 716B.4
Pesticides: Iowa Administrative Code (IAC) 21-45.19, IAC 21-45.102(206), IA Code 206.11, IA Code 206.18 to 206.22, and IA Code 903.1
Solid (nonhazardous) waste: IA Code 455B.307, IA Code 455B.307A, and IA Code 455B.310
Underground storage tanks (USTs): IA Code 903.1 and IA Code 455B.477
Ag waste: IA Code 459.603 to 459.605
Underground injection: IA Code 455B.190
Water pollution: IA Code 455B.191
Water rights: IA Code 455B.279
Wastewater: IA Code 455B.224
Workplace safety and health: Iowa Occupational Safety and Health Act (IOSHA), IA Code 88.14
Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Protection Division (EPD)
Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) Division of Labor Services
Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) Pesticide Bureau
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Iowa law provides for administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for violations of its environmental laws.
• Administration and enforcement. DNR's divisions are responsible for the administration and enforcement of Iowa's environmental rules.