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TCEQ approves fines totaling $449,754

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 - Penalties assessed against 76 regulated entities
ContactAndrew Keese
After Hrs512-239-5000

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $390,521 against 22 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

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

A default order was issued in the following categories: one municipal solid waste and two petroleum storage tank.

In addition, on Nov. 27, Dec. 4, and Dec. 11, the executive director approved a total of 54 agreed orders, each $7,500 or less, totaling $59,233.

Agenda items from today’s meeting are available on the TCEQ website Adobe Acrobat PDF Document. All commission meetings are webcast live for free via TCEQ’s website and archived on the agency’s YouTube channel. The TCEQ’s next regular meeting is scheduled for Jan. 16.

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