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Fugitive Dust

Fugitive Dust

What is fugitive dust?

Fugitive dust is created when certain materials are disturbed and small, solid particles are released into the air in quantities sufficient to cause a nuisance. Common sources of fugitive dust are unpaved roads, agricultural tilling, and heavy construction activities.

What can I do?

Call the Scott County Health Department at 563-326-8618 or the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Field Office #6 at 319-653-2135

Is there a fee for the Illegal Burning service/program?

There is no fee for filing a complaint or for information.

For information on fugitive dust and the Iowa Administrative Code:

 

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