Certified Auto Recyclers
The (CEPD) is the agency in Iowa, formed in 1986, charged with maintaining state parks and forests, protecting the environment of Iowa, and managing energy, fish, wildlife, land resources, and water resources of Iowa. The Iowa DNR issues permits for air quality, land application and water discharge. The Iowa DNR does not regulate hazardous waste in the state but defers enforcement to the EPA.Iowa DNR issues Stormwater permits for Automotive Recyclers in the state. For more information, contact the Iowa Department of Natural Resources at 515-281-8941.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 office administers and enforces federal hazardous waste management requirements (40 CFR Parts 260-279) in Iowa. However, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has implemented state-specific hazardous waste management requirements in connection with fees and used oil collection centers. For more information, contact the Region 7 Environmental Protection Agency at 913-551-7020.
If the hazardous condition involves the release of an EPA regulated material or an oil as defined by the EPA, the release may also need to be reported to the National Response Center at (800) 424-8802. Federal Reporting is required within 15 minutes of event occurrence or discovery.
P2Rx is a national partnership of regional pollution prevention information centers funded in part through grants from EPA. We build networks, deliver P2 information, and measure P2 program results.
In cooperation with EPA Region 8 states (CO, MT ND, SD, UT and WY), Peaks to Prairies encourages adoption of pollution prevention (P2) practices by businesses, and works with technical assistance providers to promote P2 and environmental management. Peaks is operated by Montana State University Extension, and offers access to current P2 information and contacts, encourages collaboration and leveraging of resources between states and programs, and distributes quality P2 information through websites, listservs, and presentations. Peaks to Prairies is part of the P2RX™ national network of regional centers dedicated to improving the dissemination of pollution prevention information in the service provider community.