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  • 10/4/2018 12:07:00 PM
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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 www.iowadnr.gov/EnforcementActions

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.

Sac County
William and Kristi Wollesen
Cease all open burning, remove all solid waste and properly dispose of it, and pay a $5,000 penalty for the open burning of solid waste.


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

Linn County
Brian Sherron
Comply with underground storage tank regulations and pay $6,500 penalty.

Linn County
Medquarter, Inc.
Comply with underground storage tank regulations and pay $3,000 penalty.