Governing Law and Regulations
Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Services Division (EPD) Air Quality Bureau
Linn County Health Department Air Quality Division
Polk County Public Works Air Quality Division
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. In Iowa, the installation and operation of various boilers and industrial furnaces (BIFs) typically requires an air quality construction permit, which identifies the applicable requirements. Applicable sources must comply with the federal New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for industrial/commercial/institutional boilers, the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers and process heaters, and the NESHAP for industrial, ...