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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. 

Hardin County
Centrum Valley Farms, LLP
Provide proper disposal of ashes and other waste at facility and pay $8,000 penalty

Ida County
Terry Lovett, dba The Kwiki Car Wash and Avenue Car Wash
Cease illegal discharges to waters of the State and pay $5,000 penalty

Jasper County
John DeVries
Cease open burning of solid wastes and pay $2,000 penalty. $1,000 of penalty payment to be made to Jasper County Conservation Board, to be utilized pursuant to the terms of its Supplemental Environmental Project agreement with DNR.

Webster County
Steve Grettenberg
Pay $4,500 penalty for manure management plan violations.

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