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DNR Enforcement Actions, published 3/17/2022

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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.

Henry County
Conti-Tech, USA, Inc.
Operate and maintain its manufacturing facility in compliance with applicable law; cease all non-permitted discharges; and pay a $10,000 administrative penalty.

Plymouth County
Nor-AM Cold Storage, Inc.
Cease all illegal discharges to waters of the state; comply with all wastewater laws; submit a plan of action detailing the procedures it will take for the future disposal of anhydrous ammonia; and pay a $10,000 administrative penalty.