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 www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/AboutDNR/EnforcementActions.aspx.
Responsible parties have 30 days to appeal the order or 60 days to pay the penalty.
Boerderij De Veldhoek, LLC
Pay $8,500 penalty for manure stockpiling and land application violations.
Pet Memories, Inc.
Cease the unauthorized burial of dead animal carcasses at its property and pay $10,000 penalty.
Jai Santoshi Ma, Inc. and Bhupen Patel, Williamsburg
Address potential environmental and health hazards associated with asbestos at a building demolition site.
James F. Riggan, dba Clear Creek Mobile Home Park, Tiffin
Pay $5,000 penalty for water supply violations at Clear Creek Mobile Home Park. Also required to submit $125 in fees.
Trajet Products, Inc., Glenwood
Pay $4,000 penalty for failure to comply with air quality permit (Title V Operating Permit Program) requirements.
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.
Black Hawk County
Deere & Company, dba John Deere Foundry, Waterloo
Pay $10,000 penalty for air quality permitting violations. The penalty has been paid.
Des Moines County
Mac’s Convenience Stores LLC, Burlington
Continue remediation efforts at its Burlington site and pay $10,000 penalty.
City of Riverton
Submit National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) renewal application and pay $800 penalty for failure to timely apply to renew an NPDES permit.
Air Advantage, Inc.
Pay $7,500 penalty and $2,940 in restitution for discharge of chemical spray into a water of the state.
Thomas Chris Dodge, Parnell
Schedule for the removal of waste tires from property. Stipulated penalties for non-compliance.
Eastern Iowa Regional Utility Service Systems, Center Junction
Pay $800 penalty for failure to timely apply to renew a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit.
Kleiman Construction, Inc. & Seedorff Masonry, Inc., Cedar Rapids
Cease illegal discharges to waters of the state and pay $500 penalty.
Discontinue open burning of solid wastes, properly remove any solid wastes remaining on site and pay $3,500 penalty.
Des Moines Independent Community School District
Pay $5,000 penalty for asbestos violations for a renovation project at McCombs Middle School. The penalty has been paid.
Mid-Iowa Plaza LLC, Bondurant
Order sets forth continuing care obligations for solid waste burial site at the former Environmental Reclamation and Recycling LLC facility in Bondurant and contains a $10,000 penalty.
Modulex U.S. Manufacturing LLC, dba Image First, LLC, Grinnell
Pay $3,900 penalty to resolve violations of air quality permitting and recordkeeping requirements.
City of Lake View
Comply with Iowa law regarding operation of city tree and tree trimming burn site, properly remove all unauthorized solid waste from the site and pay $8,500 penalty.
Twin-State, Inc., dba Liqui-Grow, Washington
Pay $10,000 penalty for illegal discharge of chemicals from its facility.
Nutra-Flo Company, Sioux City
Pay $10,000 penalty for air quality construction permit violations. The penalty has been paid.
A consent amendment is issued in settlement of a previous administrative order or to amend a pre‐existing consent order. A consent amendment indicates that the DNR has voluntarily entered into a legally enforceable agreement with the other party.
Shane Rechkemmer, Oelwein
This amends a 2011 administrative order with a requirement to remove solid waste, and to pay a $1,000 penalty and stipulated penalties for any future non-compliance. The order settles an existing appeal.
City of Mingo
This amends a 2010 consent order to revise a wastewater implementation schedule.
City of Elliott
This amends a 2011 consent order to revise a wastewater implementation schedule and stipulate penalties for not following the schedule.