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TCEQ approves fines totaling $547,710

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 - Penalties assessed against 71 regulated entities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ContactBrian McGovern
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $425,432 against 18 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: one Edwards Aquifer, one industrial hazardous waste, one multi-media, one municipal solid waste, six petroleum storage tank, one public water system, one industrial wastewater discharge, five municipal wastewater discharge and one water quality (stormwater).

No default orders were issued.

In addition, on Sept. 3 and Sept. 10, the executive director approved penalties totaling $122,278 against 53 entities. 

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