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Region 7 Air Program

Serving Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and 9 Tribal Nations


Iowa Air Permitting Agencies

NSR Rules
Tribal Minor Source Review
State Minor Source Review
Review of New Sources and Modifications
State PSD Guidelines
Federal PSD Program
Emission Offset Interpretative Ruling
Federal Procedures for Decisionmaking
Region 7 NSR Contacts
Mark Smith
Chief, Air Permitting and Compliance Branch
smith.marka@epa.gov
(913) 551-7876

David Peter
Iowa NSR Coordinator
peter.david@epa.gov
(913) 551-7397

Ward Burns
Kansas NSR Coordinator
burns.ward@epa.gov
(913) 551-7960

Robert Cheever
Missouri NSR Coordinator
cheever.robert@epa.gov
(913) 551-7980

Pat Scott
Nebraska NSR Coordinator
scott.patriciaa@epa.gov
(913) 551-7312

Bob Webber
Tribal NSR Coordinator
webber.robert@epa.gov
(913) 551-7251

Jon Knodel
knodel.jon@epa.gov
(913) 551-7622



Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Air Quality Bureau
7900 Hickman Road, Suite 1
Windsor Heights, Iowa 50324
(515) 725-9500

Responsibilities
Major source PSD and nonattainment permitting, state-wide except in Indian Country, minor source permitting state-wide, except in Polk and Linn Counties

Contact
Sarah Piziali
sarah.piziali@dnr.iowa.gov
(515) 725-9549

State Approved Permitting Rules
IAC 567 Chapter 22 (Minor and Nonattainment NSR), IAC 567 Chapter 33 (PSD)

Federally Approved Permitting Rules
Chapter 22, Chapter 33

Quick Links
Construction Permits Website, Construction Permits, Permit Forms, Permitting Staff


Polk County Public Works
Air Quality Division
5895 N.E. 14th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 286-3351

Responsibilities
Minor source permitting in Polk County

Contact
Jeremy Becker
jbecker@polkcountyiowa.gov
(515) 286-2263

County Approved Permitting Rules
Polk County Board of Health Rules and Regulations, Chapter V

State Approved Permitting Rules
IAC 567 Chapter 22 (Minor and Nonattainment NSR), IAC 567 Chapter 33 (PSD)

Federally Approved Permitting Rules
Chapter 22, Chapter 33

Quick Links
Construction Permits Website, Public Notices, Construction Permits, Permit Forms, Permitting Staff


Linn County Public Health Department
Air Quality Division
501 13th Street, NW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52405
(319) 892-6000

Responsibilities
Minor source permitting in Linn County

Contact
Jim Hodina
james.hodina@linncounty.org
(319) 892-6000

County Approved Permitting Rules
Linn County Local Ordinance, Chapter 10.5

State Approved Permitting Rules
IAC 567 Chapter 22 (Minor and Nonattainment NSR), IAC 567 Chapter 33 (PSD)

Federally Approved Permitting Rules
Chapter 22, Chapter 33

Quick Links
Construction Permits Website, Public Notices, Construction Permits, Permit Forms, Permitting Staff


Air Permitting and Compliance Branch
U.S. EPA Region 7
11201 Renner Boulevard
Lenexa, KS 66219
(913) 551-7020

Responsibilities
Minor, major and nonattainment source permitting in Indian Country, including
Meskwaki Nation - Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi

Contact
Bob Webber
webber.robert@epa.gov
(913) 551-7251

Federal Rules
40 CFR 52.21 (PSD), Tribal Permitting (40 CFR 49.151-49.173)

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