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TCEQ approves fines totaling $286,747

Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 - Penalties assessed against 61 regulated entities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ContactBrian McGovern
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $206,679 against 20 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

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

Default orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: one municipal solid waste, one multimedia, and one petroleum storage tank.

In addition, on Feb. 26, the executive director approved a total of 41 penalties, totaling $80,368.

The TCEQ's next agenda meeting is scheduled for March 27. Agenda items from today’s meeting can be viewed on the TCEQ website Adobe Acrobat PDF Document. 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.