DNR enforcement actions

DES MOINES IA (7/26/2018) – DNR staff work with individuals, businesses and communities to help them protect our natural resources by complying with state and federal laws. This approach is very effective. In the few cases where compliance cannot be achieved, the DNR issues enforcement actions. The following list summarizes recent enforcement actions. Find the entire, original orders on DNR’s website at www.iowadnr.gov/EnforcementActions

Administrative Orders
Responsible parties have 30 days to appeal the order or 60 days to pay the penalty.

Dickinson County
Denny Winterboer/Jerry Voss
Comply with open burning and solid waste disposal laws and regulations, properly remove all remaining solid waste from property, and pay $7,850 penalty.

Polk County
HP Properties, LLC
Conduct site assessment at former landfill and conduct corrective measures at the site. Order also includes $10,000 penalty.

DES MOINES IA (7/19/2018) – DNR staff work with individuals, businesses and communities to help them protect our natural resources by complying with state and federal laws. This approach is very effective. In the few cases where compliance cannot be achieved, the DNR issues enforcement actions. The following list summarizes recent enforcement actions. Find the entire, original orders on DNR’s website at www.iowadnr.gov/EnforcementActions.

Consent Orders
A consent order is issued as an alternative to issuing an administrative order. A consent order indicates that the DNR has voluntarily entered into a legally enforceable agreement with the other party.

Hamilton County
AG Partners, L.L.C.
Pay $10,000 penalty for air quality violations at the facility.

Webster County
Van Diest Supply Company
Establishment of enforceable compliance plan to meet state air quality requirements. Order also includes $10,000 penalty.

MEDIA CONTACT: Ed Tormey, DNR, at 515-725-8373 or Ed.Tormey@dnr.iowa.gov.

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