DNR enforcement actions

DES MOINES IA (11/29/2018) – 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.

Dickinson County
Terrafact, Inc.
Pay an administrative penalty of $750 and a Supplemental Environmental Project payment of $2,250 to the Dickinson County Conservation Board.

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

Polk County
Ram Development
Cease illegal burning, comply with air quality permits; and pay an administrative penalty of $10,000.

Poweshiek County
Convenience Stores Leasing and Management, LLC
Amendment to Administrative Order 2017-UT-06. Remove penalty assessment.

Scott County
AKD Investments, LLC
Amendment to Administrative Order 2017-UT-05. Remove penalty assessment.

DES MOINES IA (11/15/2018) – 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.

Marshall County

Larry Critchfield bda Critchfield Auto Parts.

Obtain National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Permit 1; obtain permits in future; and pay administrative penalty in the amount of $1,000.

MEDIA CONTACT: Kelli Book, DNR, at 515-725-9572 or Kelli.Book@dnr.iowa.gov.

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