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  • 3/4/2021 3:07:00 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 

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

Jackson County
Roger Kilburg
Operate and maintain all animal feeding operation structures in compliance with applicable law; plant trees and shrubs as required by the facility's construction permit and a prior administrative order no later than July 1, 2021 and maintain and replace as needed; and pay a $5,000 administrative penalty.


Woodbury County
Steven and Jane Hemmingstad
Reconstruct the dam on their property no later than June 1, 2021 and pay a $3,000 administrative penalty.