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TCEQ approves fines totaling $442,786

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - Penalties assessed against 97 regulated entities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ContactBrian McGovern
Phone512-239-5003
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $274,314 against 19 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

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

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

In addition, on March 5, 12, 19, and 26, the executive director approved a total of 78 penalties, totaling $168,472.

The TCEQ's next agenda meeting is scheduled for April 24. 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.