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TCEQ approves fines totaling $280,036

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - Penalties assessed against 66 regulated entities
ContactAndrea Morrow
Phone512-239-5011
Pager512-896-3727

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $205,167 against 28 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: four air quality, one multi-media, two municipal waste discharge, two petroleum storage tank, and 13 public water system.

Default orders were issued for the following categories: one municipal solid waste; three petroleum storage tank, of which two were default and shut-down orders; and two public water system.

In addition, on July 1, 2014, the executive director approved 38 agreed orders, each $7,500 or less, totaling $74,869.                

The TCEQ's next agenda meeting is scheduled for Aug. 6, 2013. Agenda items from all commission meetings and work session agendas can be viewed on the TCEQ website. The meeting is also webcast live for free, and archived meetings are available, at TexasAdmin Exit the TCEQ.