DNR enforcement actions

DES MOINES IA (9/26/2019) – 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.

Jasper County
Pretty Perry Properties, LLC
Discontinue illegal open burning, properly dispose of solid waste in the future, remove all remaining solid waste at the property, and pay a $1,000 administrative penalty.

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DES MOINES IA (9/19/2019) – 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 OrdersA 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.

Clayton County
Walz Energy LLC
Cease all illegal discharges to waters of the State, comply with all conditions of NPDES Permit No. 22-00-1-05, comply with Consent Order 2018-WW-13, properly maintain food storage basins and maintain two feet of freeboard at all times, and pay a $10,000 administrative penalty.

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

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