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DNR enforcement actions for May 5

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.

Polk County Southeast Polk Community School District Comply with all terms of its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit, including the stormwater pollution prevention plan; hire qualified personnel to inspect disturbed areas of the construction site; and pay a $6,000 administrative penalty.