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Iowa DNR takes enforcement actions on Iowa businesses

DES MOINES — The DNR has taken the following enforcement actions:

Manufacturers Bank & Trust Company and Rognes Bros. Excavating Inc., Worth County 
Cease illegal open burning and open dumping of solid wastes and pay $5,000 penalty.
Full administrative order

Muller, Dan; Kossuth County
Pay $4,500 penalty for failure to timely submit manure management plan updates and fees.
Full administrative order

Garrelts, David; Palo Alto County
Comply with all manure control and manure applicator requirements and pay $5,675 penalty for past violations.
Full administrative order

Olson, Scott; Emmet County 
Pay $2,600 penalty to resolve violations related to the illegal disposal of solid waste.
Full administrative order

Scallon, Jim; Butler County 
Amends payment plan in 2011 order to pay $3,000 penalty.
Full administrative order

Tjaden, Randall and Tjaden Contractors, Inc., Eldora, Hardin County 
Cease illegal open burning and open dumping of solid waste and pay $1,000 penalty.
Full administrative order

Cargill, Incorporated, Des Moines, Polk County
Pay $3,500 penalty for air quality violations which occurred during the renovation of a building at Cargill’s facility.
Full administrative order

Hegland, Merlyn; Hamilton County
Pay $10,000 penalty and $40,056 in fish restitution and investigative costs for manure discharge from an animal feeding operation, with $8,000 of the penalty amount to be paid as a supplemental environmental project consisting of replacing unformed manure storage structures with formed manure storage structures at four facilities.
Full administrative order

Lincolnway Energy, LLC, Story County 
Pay $10,000 penalty for air quality permitting violations.
Full administrative order

Puff,Jodie, dba J&R Farms; Buchanan County
Pay $3,000 penalty for late submittal of manure management plans.
Full administrative order

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