EPC to Tour Golf Course After October Meeting
Iowa Ag Connection - 10/10/2017
The Environmental Protection Commission will meet Oct. 17 in Altoona to consider a contract and an air quality rule.
Commissioners will be asked to approve a contract amendment to update an online hazardous chemical inventory required by federal laws. Called Tier II, information on hazardous chemicals is provided to county managers to protect their community's safety
Also up for approval is a rule change that incorporates recommendations from industry and other stakeholders for streamlining the air quality permitting process.
The meeting begins at 10 a.m. at the Terrace Hills Golf Course, 8700 NE 46th Avenue in Altoona. The meeting is open to the public, with an opportunity for public comments following the monthly reports. Send requests to speak to Jerah Sheets at DNR or
Jerah.Sheets@dnr.iowa.gov or in person prior to the meeting.
An 11 a.m. appointment is scheduled for commissioners to hear a referral to the Attorney General of McDowell & Sons Contractors, Inc., for open dumping and open burning of solid waste in Hardin County.
The EPC will tour conservation practices at the golf course after lunch. The tour is open to the public.