Area DNR Violations

DES MOINES – The DNR has taken the following enforcement actions.  The following are only briefs; copies of enforcement action, including the full, original order and contact information are available on the DNR’s website at

Administrative Orders

Responsible parties have 30 days to appeal the order or 60 days to pay the penalty.

Sioux County

Jeff Pottebaum is required to ensure new controls prevent effluent from reaching a water of the state, and pay a $4,000 penalty. The penalty has been paid.

Terrance Kooima  is required to submit timely NPDES reports, and pay $3,000 penalty. The penalty has been paid.

Osceola County

City of Harris is asked to have a compliance schedule for rehabilitation of the city’s wastewater collection system and/or improvements to the wastewater treatment facility.

Lyon County

Aerial Crop Care, Inc.; Tri State Agri Corp.; Hoppe Airspray LLC is required to pay a $3,500 penalty and $1,509 in fish restitution and investigative costs resulting from a fish kill caused by aerial application of pesticides.