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DNR enforcement actions

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 www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/AboutDNR/EnforcementActions.aspx

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.  

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

Chickasaw County
Clark Farms, Ltd.
Cease land application of solid waste at property and pay $10,000 penalty.

Harrison County
Kenneth Kline
Amendment to Administrative Order No. 2017-AFO-02:  Amend to allow for a payment plan of original $10,000 penalty.

Washington County
Terry Philips (dba TK Enterprises)
Amendment to Administrative Order No. 2012-AQ-06/2012-WW-10:  Penalty payment of $4,158 satisfies penalty obligation.

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