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TCEQ approves fines totaling $946,143

Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021--Penalties Assessed Against 75 Regulated Entities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ContactTiffany Young
Phone512-239-5000
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $874,517 against 50 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: nine air quality, one Edwards Aquifer, one industrial hazardous waste, one industrial waste discharge, six multi-media, nine municipal wastewater discharge, four petroleum storage tank, ten public water system, and two water quality.

Default orders were issued for two air quality, one municipal solid waste, two petroleum storage tank, and two in the public water system category.

In addition, on Oct. 19, the executive director approved penalties totaling $68,626 against 25 entities.

Agenda items from today’s meeting can be viewed on the TCEQ website. TCEQ's next agenda meeting is scheduled for Nov. 3, 2021. 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.