Search for a News Release
DNR News Releases

DNR enforcement actions

DNR enforcement actions

MEDIA CONTACT: Ed Tormey, DNR, at 515-725-8373 or 


DES MOINES – 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

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. 

Butler County

Sinclair Elevator, Inc.

Cease illegal open burning and open dumping of solid wastes, properly remove remaining sold wastes, and pay $6,650 penalty


Not any article