TCEQ Approves Fines Totaling $533,296
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $383,507 against 27 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations. Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: three air quality, two industrial waste, one industrial waste discharge, one multimedia, three solid waste, seven municipal waste discharge, six petroleum storage tank, and one public water system.
Default orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: one petroleum storage tank and one public water system.
There was one petroleum storage tank enforcement default and shutdown order.
In addition, on February 6, the executive director approved 70 agreed orders, each $7,500 or less, totaling $149,789.
Commissioners today voted to affirm, with certain modifications, an Emergency Order issued by the executive director on January 29, to the Lower Colorado River Authority, to amend its 2010 Water Management Plan.
The TCEQ's next agenda meeting is scheduled for February 27. Agenda meetings are webcast live through TexasAdMin.com , where archived meetings are also available.