Board of Supervisors Approves Air Quality Regulations
On July 30, 2013, the Board of Supervisors approved the proposed rules modifying the Polk County Board of Health Rules & Regulations Chapter V -Air Pollution, effective August 5th, 2013.
The adoption updated Department references and regulation cross references, adds additional definitions, clarifies open burning regulations, establishes hearing procedures, establishes emission standards for certain industrial processes, updates emission standards for hazardous air pollutants and adds exemptions for construction and operating permits. The following sections updates are approved; 5-1, 5-2, 5-3, 5-4, 5-7, 5-16, 5-18, 5-20, 5-31, 5-33, 5-34, 5-35, 5-39, 5-50, 5-51, 5-56, 5-57, 5-60, 5-62, 5-63, 5-64, 5-65, 5-67 and 5-75.
A complete copy of the regulation is available on file in the Polk County Public Works Department office at, 5885 NE 14th Street, Des Moines, Iowa or found on the Air Quality website at: www.polkcountyiowqa.gov/airquality