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  • RCRA Improvement Rule Reminder(1)  - 

    Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule is effective May 30, 2017 for Iowa facilities. The rule includes over 60 changes, primarily to 40 CFR 262, but affecting all sections from 260 through 279. While U.S. EPA intends for these regulations to »

  • Quarterly Air Quality Client Contact Call Highlights - May 25, 2017  - 

    IDNR discussed the budget, which included $1.3 million in cuts. Additional funding constraints are arising in light of the federal budget proposed cuts to U.S. EPA budget, not requiring fees for Title V modifications, additional staff time »

  • Request for Stakeholders  - 

    The IDNR is requesting for business representatives to participate as members of the 2017 Air Quality Program Funding Workgroup. The group will reexamine and provide feedback on current fees for air permitting, emission fees, and asbestos »

  • Title V Application Assistance  - 

    The IDNR has developed draft documents with the assistance of the Title V Business Workgroups after input from the 2016 Title V Lean Events. The documents address optional pre-meetings for hands-on assistance with Title V applications and also »

  • Revisions to Air Quality Model Guidelines and Air Quality Model Meteorological Data  - 

    On May 22, 2017, the revisions to air dispersion modeling requirements in Appendix W of 40 CFR Part 51 became effective. The final rule includes several new or updated model options to help alleviate model over-prediction or allow for more »

  • Title V Emission Fees  - 

    The Environmental Protection Commission set the Title V air emissions fee for the calendar year 2016 at $70.00 per ton. Fee payments are due to the IDNR July 1, 2017, along with one copy of Forms 1.0, 5.0, and a signed Part 3.

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