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TCEQ approves fines totaling $284,945

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 - Penalties assessed against 41 regulated entities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ContactBrian McGovern
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $218,968 against 19 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: seven air quality, one industrial hazardous waste, one industrial wastewater discharge, one municipal wastewater discharge, one petroleum storage tank, one public water system, and two water quality.

Default orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: two air quality, one municipal solid waste, one petroleum storage tank, and one public water system.

In addition, on Feb. 2 and 9, the executive director approved penalties totaling $65,977 against 22 entities.

Agenda items from today’s meeting can be viewed on the TCEQ website. TCEQ's next agenda meeting is scheduled for Feb 24, 2021. Meetings can be viewed live on the Agenda Meeting Webcasts webpage. Archived meetings can be viewed on the TCEQ YouTube channel. Follow us on Twitter: @TCEQ.