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TCEQ approves fines totaling $757,877

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 - Penalties assessed against 82 regulated entities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ContactBrian McGovern
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $661,764 against 45 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: 11 air quality, one industrial wastewater discharge, one multimedia, two municipal solid waste, eight municipal wastewater discharge, three petroleum storage tank, and 11 public water system.

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

In addition, on Jan. 14, the executive director approved penalties totaling $96,113 against 37 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 Jan. 29, 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.