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IDNR held their quarterly Air Quality Client Contact meeting on February 19. Highlights from the meeting include:

  • Sarah Piziali noted the agency is still in the process of revising the construction permit application forms but expects to have them finalized this spring, with training on the new forms offered around this time. The agency will also be proposing to reduce the number of construction permit application copies required to be submitted to the agency.
  • IDNR is undergoing an informal rule making process to revise cross references and other updates in the Iowa Administrative Code.
  • For the nonattainment areas, IDNR submitted the lead SIP to EPA earlier this year and expects to submit the SO2 SIP in May.
  • IDNR is working with other states to prepare comments for the proposed Ozone NAAQS revisions.