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TCEQ Approves Fines Totaling $361,963

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - Penalties assessed against 55 regulated entities
ContactLisa Wheeler
Phone512-239-5003
Pager512-606-3681


The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $303,308 against 28 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.
 
Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: four air quality, one industrial waste discharge, one multimedia, one municipal solid waste, three municipal waste discharge, six petroleum storage tank, and nine public water system.
 
Default orders were issued in the following categories: two public water systems and one utility.

In addition, on May 30, the executive director approved 27 agreed orders, each $7,500 or less, totaling $58,655.

The TCEQ’s next agenda meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 18. Agenda meetings are webcast live through TexasAdmin.com Exit the TCEQ, where archived meetings are also available.