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DNR Enforcement Actions

  • 6/8/2023 3:17:00 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 

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.

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LVA Crawfordsville BioFuel, LLC dba W2Fuel Crawfordsville

Provide notice prior to restarting the distillation process; within 60 days of restarting distillation process, conduct stack testing; calculate the Total Resources Effectiveness (TRE) for biodiesel process and operate at a TRE of 8.0 or greater; if the plant is sold and the new owner intends to operate the distillation process, notify the new owner of the administrative order requirements and contractually arrange for compliance.

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