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DNR enforcement actions for July 8

  • 7/8/2021 11:44:00 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

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.

Floyd County
S&V LLC and Bill Vorhes
Comply with all separation distance requirements for future land applications of manure and pay a $4,500 administrative penalty.

Lee County
City of Keokuk
Properly operate and maintain the leachate tank system; maintain logs regarding leachate hauling dates and volume and, upon request, submit to the Department for review and pay a $6,500 administrative penalty.

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


Palo Alto County
City of Emmetsburg
Complete construction of a well field, install piping, and discharge point by Aug. 1, 2022.