Pipelines and Underground Gas Storage (Iowa)

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EZFeed Policy

Place Iowa

Applies to States or Provinces Iowa
Name Pipelines and Underground Gas Storage (Iowa)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Iowa Department of Commerce
Primary Website https://coolice.legis.iowa.gov/cool-ice/default.asp?category=billinfo&service=iowacode&ga=83&input=479

Last Review 2014-09-15


These rules apply to intrastate transport of natural gas and other substances via pipeline, as well as underground gas storage facilities. The construction and operation of such infrastructure requires a permit from the Utilities Board. In granting a permit, the board will also adopt rules establishing standards for land restoration during and after pipeline construction.

Policy Contact

Department Iowa Department of Commerce
Division Iowa Utilities Board
Address 1375 E. Court Avenue
Address 2 Room 69
Place Des Moines, Iowa
Zip/Postal Code 50319-0069
Phone 515-725-7300

Fax 515-725-7399
Email iub@iub.iowa.gov
Website http://www.state.ia.us/government/com/util/index.html

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Iowa Code 479
Date Effective 1995
Date Enacted 1988