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  • 5/2/2019 11:22:00 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 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.

Emmet County 
Duane & Kaylene Linn
Amendment to Consent Order 2019-AQ-01/2019-SW-01. Extends the removal of solid waste deadline until August 1, 2019.

O’Brien County
Kent Nutrition Group, Inc
Respond to requests for information; cease all construction for unpermitted equipment; submit necessary construction permit applications; comply with issued construction permits; submit compliance plan for achieving and maintaining compliance with all state and federal air quality rules; and pay an administrative penalty in the amount of $10,000.

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

Howard County 
Renae & Randy Anderson
Amendment to Administrative Order No 2017-UT-04.  Remove uncollectible penalty.