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TCEQ approves fines totaling $582,484

Jan. 29, 2020 - Penalties assessed against 86 regulated entities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ContactMarty Otero
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $455,865 against 32 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: nine air quality, two multimedia, two municipal solid waste, one municipal wastewater discharge, eight public water system, four petroleum storage tank, one waste disposal wells, and one water quality.

Default orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: two petroleum storage tank and two public water system. 

In addition, on Jan. 28, the executive director approved penalties totaling $126,619 against 54 entities.

Agenda items from today’s meeting can be viewed on the TCEQ website Adobe Acrobat PDF Document .

TCEQ's next agenda meeting is scheduled for Feb. 12, 2020. 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.