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TCEQ approves fines totaling $342,414

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - Penalties assessed against 56 regulated entities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ContactBrian McGovern
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $275,556 against 28 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

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

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

In addition, on May 7, the executive director approved a total of 28 penalties, totaling $66,858. 

The TCEQ's next agenda meeting is scheduled for May 22. Agenda items from today’s meeting can be viewed on the TCEQ website. Meetings can be viewed live on the Agenda Meeting Webcasts webpage. Archived meetings can be viewed on the TCEQ YouTube channelExit the TCEQ. Follow us on Twitter @TCEQExit the TCEQ.