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  • 4/2/2020 2:25:00 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.

For copies of the orders below, contact Kelli Book at Kelli.Book@dnr.iowa.gov. Older actions can be found 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.

Floyd County
Brandon Stewart
Cease illegal open burning, properly dispose of remaining solid waste on site and pay a $3,000 administrative penalty. 

Howard County
Gary Sovereign
Comply with manure management and application laws, and pay a $2,000 administrative penalty.

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