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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.

Poweshiek County
Jim Knoblauch
Comply with all laws and rules regarding air quality and solid waste on properties owned or operated by Mr. Knoblauch and pay $10,000 penalty.