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DNR Enforcement Actions
Posted: 07/05/2012
DES MOINES — The DNR has taken the following enforcement actions. The following are only briefs; copies of enforcement actions, including the full, original orders and contact information, are available on the DNR’s website at

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

Emmet County
Herum Excavation, L.L.C., Estherville
Pay $10,000 penalty for violations related to the demolition and site clearing of a former motel and mobile home park.

Jasper County
Thombert, Inc., Newton
Maintain records in accordance with air quality construction permit requirements and pay $7,351 penalty.

Jefferson County
Finney Industrial Painting, Inc., Fairfield
Submit air quality construction permits for unpermitted air emission sources, submit stormwater permit application, and pay $7,500 penalty.

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.

Adair County
Agriland FS, Inc., Casey
Pay fish restitution and investigation costs of $6,258 and a $10,000 penalty for discharge of pollutants to a water of the state.

Boone County
Dennis Wisecup, dba Wisecup Trucking and Wisecup Iron & Metal, Ogden
Immediately discontinue illegal burning and disposal of solid waste, properly remove any remaining material, obtain any necessary air quality permit for the on-site business and pay $5,500 penalty.

Cerro Gordo County
Golden Grain Energy, LLC, Mason City
Comply with the requirements of its air quality construction and Title V operating permits and pay $5,750 penalty. Of that penalty amount, $4,312 may be paid to the Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board as a supplemental environmental project.

Dickinson County
John Kletsch, Superior
Immediately cease improper burning of solid waste, remove all remaining solid waste from the site and dispose of at a licensed sanitary landfill, and pay $3,000 penalty.

Emmet County
Ernest Poyzer, Alan Poyzer, and Dean Poyzer
Cease improper burning and dumping of solid waste, properly remove all remaining solid waste from the site, and pay $3,500 penalty.

Hardin County
Iowa Limestone Company, Alden
Pay $5,000 penalty for violations of air quality recordkeeping and permitting requirements. This order supersedes a 2011 administrative order.

Pottawattamie County
City of Council Bluffs
Develop written plan to respond to emergencies associated with fueling stations and pay $1,000 penalty for underground storage tank violations.

Sioux County
Les Ranschau
Discontinue improper open burning and open dumping of solid waste, clean up burn area and properly dispose solid waste, and pay $1,500 penalty.

Warren County
Dennis Peck
Immediately cease illegal open burning of solid waste and pay a $500 penalty.