Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Personal tools

Navigation

Questions or Comments:
You are here: Home / News / Releases / TCEQ Approves Fines Totaling $522,627

TCEQ Approves Fines Totaling $522,627

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - Penalties assessed against 83 regulated entities
ContactLisa Wheeler
Phone512-239-5003
Pager512-606-3681


The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $352,453 against 30 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.
 
Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: five air quality, one multimedia, one municipal waste discharge, six petroleum storage tank, nine public water system, one water quality, and one water right.

Default orders were issued in the following categories:  one air quality, one petroleum storage tank, and one water quality.

There were two petroleum storage tank default and shutdown orders.

Penalties were also assessed in one petroleum storage tank case following a hearing at the State Office of Administrative Hearings.

In addition, on June 3 and 17, the executive director approved 53 agreed orders, each $7,500 or less, totaling $170,174.

The TCEQ’s next agenda meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 2. Agenda meetings are webcast live through TexasAdmin.com Exit the TCEQ, where archived meetings are also available.