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TCEQ Approves Fines Totaling $582,542

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 — Penalties assessed against 75 regulated entities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ContactBrian McGovern
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $457,946 against 25 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: six air quality, one municipal wastewater discharge, one industrial wastewater discharge, five petroleum storage tank, eight public water system, and one water quality.

Default orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: one air and two petroleum storage tank.

In addition, on Sept. 25 and Oct. 2, 2018, the executive director approved a total of 50 penalties, totaling $124,596.

The TCEQ’s next agenda meeting is scheduled for Oct. 17, 2018. 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.