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  • 10/3/2019 10:43:00 AM
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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.

Emmet County
Michael Matthews
Cease all illegal solid waste disposal and all illegal open burning and pay a $4,630.00 administrative penalty.

Scott County
Cities of Bettendorf, Davenport, Panorama Park, and Riverdale
Joint Use of Sanitary Sewers and Sewage Disposal Facilities between the cities.  Amendment #2 for 13-WW-07 amends the construction completion date.