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EPA Finalizes Updates to Air Standards for Future Wood Heaters posted 2/04/2015
EPA strengthens emissions standards for new woodstoves, while establishing the first-ever federal standards for previously unregulated new wood heaters including hydronic heaters (outdoor wood boilers).
Air Quality Ordinance #1-1-2015 Posted posted 2/03/2015
The Board of Supervisors approved revisions to the Air Quality ordinance on January 28th.
Air Quality Advisory, Linn County, Iowa posted 12/05/2014
Linn County Public Health is observing elevated ambient levels of fine particulate matter above the daily air quality health standard of 35 micrograms per cubic meter.
2014 Large Industrial Users Meeting posted 12/04/2014
Presentation now available
EPA proposes to revise the ozone standard posted 12/01/2014
On November 26, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its proposal to strengthen the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone.
Open Burning Short Term Permit Fees Waived posted 7/03/2014
In an effort to assist those residents impacted by the recent storm damage, Linn County Public Health will waive the fee of short term burn permits issued for a limited time.