Iowa Air Permitting regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Iowa Air Permitting: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Construction permits: Iowa Administrative Code (IAC) 567-22.1(455B)

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Applicability: IAC 567-22.1(1)(455B)

Exemptions: IAC 567-22.1(2)(455B)

Design concept review: IAC 567-22.1(3)(a)(455B)

Application content: IAC 567-22.1(1)(b)(455B), IAC 567-22.1(3)(b)(455B), and IAC 567-22.1(3)(c)(455B)

Action on the application: IAC 567-22.2(455B)

Construct at risk: IAC 567-22.1(1)(c)(455B)

Major source construction permits:

Nonattainment New Source Review (NSR): IAC 567-22.5(455B) and IAC 567-31.1(455B) to 567-31.20(455B)

Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD): 40 CFR 52.833, IAC 567-22.4(455B), and IAC 567-33.1(455B) to 567-33.10(455B)

Major source operating permits:

Title V permit: IAC 567-22.100(455B) to 567-22.116(455B)

Small source permits: IAC 567-22.300(455B)

Other state permits:

Permit-by-rule for spray booths: IAC 567-22.8(455B)

Grain elevators: IAC 567-22.10(455B)

General permits: IAC 567-22.109(455B)

Other permitting considerations

Emissions inventory: IAC 567-21.1(3)(455B) and IAC 567-22.106(455B)

Excess emissions: IAC 567-24.1(455B) and IAC 567-24.2(455B)

Regulatory Agencies

Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Services Division Air Quality Bureau

Linn County Public Health Department Air Quality Division

Polk County Public Works Air Quality Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Iowa requires new and modified sources of air pollution, air pollution control equipment, and anaerobic lagoons to be permitted. A construction permit has to be obtained before the modification of an existing source or installation of a new source begins. Major sources ...

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