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TCEQ approves fines totaling $899,404

June 1, 2022- Penalties Assessed Against 19 Regulated Entities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ContactVictoria Cann
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $894,904 against 18 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: one agriculture, four air quality, two industrial wastewater discharge, one multi-media, three municipal wastewater discharge, and two petroleum storage tank.

Default orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: one multi-media, one municipal solid waste, two petroleum storage tank, and one water quality.

In addition, on May 24, the executive director approved penalties totaling $4,500 against 1 entity.

Agenda items from today’s meeting can be viewed on the TCEQ website. TCEQ's next agenda meeting is scheduled for June 15, 2022. 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.