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TCEQ approves fines totaling $636,591

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 - Penalties assessed against 62 regulated entities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ContactBrian McGovern
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $558,781 against 28 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

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

Default orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: one Edwards Aquifer and one public water system.

In addition, on Oct. 22, 2019, the executive director approved penalties totaling $77,810 against 34 entities.

The TCEQ's next agenda meeting is scheduled for Nov. 6. 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 channel. Follow us on Twitter @TCEQ.