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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  

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

Story County
Brant Lemer
Cease open burning activities, comply with all asbestos-related regulations, provide proper disposal of remaining solid waste and pay $10,000 penalty. (Party has appealed)

Wayne County
Gary & Lori Porter
Immediately cease open burning and open dumping of solid wastes, properly remove all remaining solid waste, and pay $10,000 penalty.