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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. 

Fremont County

City of Hamburg
Consent Amendment to Administrative Order 2007-WW-02 (Amend compliance schedule for wastewater improvements)

Sioux County

Jochum Agri-Services, Inc.
Ensure manure handling is done in a manner to prevent release to a water of the state, develop and implement Standard Operating Procedure for proper manure handling, and pay $1,500 penalty

Union County

CHS, Inc.


Pay $10,000 penalty for violations of facility's air quality construction and Title V operating permits