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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.  

Jackson County

City of St. Donatus
Consent Amendment to Administrative Order 2016-WW-23
Amend compliance schedule for wastewater treatment facility improvements. 


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

Cass County
Recycling Services, LLC.
Conduct site assessment and remediation as necessary, properly dispose of all remaining solid waste and contaminated soil and pay $7,000 penalty.