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TCEQ approves fines totaling $851,367

Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 - Penalties assessed against 172 regulated entities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ContactBrian McGovern
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $560,874 against 46 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: 10 air quality, one industrial hazardous waste, two multimedia, two municipal solid waste, seven municipal wastewater discharge, nine petroleum storage tank, 10 public water system, and four water quality.

A default order was issued for the public water system enforcement category.

In addition, on Dec. 3 and 17, 2019, the executive director approved penalties totaling $290,493 against 126 entities.

Agenda items from today’s meeting can be viewed on the TCEQ websiteAdobe Acrobat PDF Document. TCEQ's next agenda meeting is scheduled for Jan. 15, 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.