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TCEQ approves fines totaling $239,995

Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 -- Penalties assessed against 27 regulated entities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ContactAndrew Keese
Phone512-239-0060
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $220,768 against 19 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

Agreed orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: five air quality, one industrial wastewater discharge, one multi-media, two petroleum storage tank, eight public water system, and one water quality (storm water).

A default order was issued in the following category: one petroleum storage tank.

In addition, on Aug. 29, the executive director approved a total of eight agreed orders, each $7,500 or less, totaling $19,227.

Agenda items from today’s meeting can be viewed on the TCEQ website. All agendas are webcast live for free and are available on TexasAdmin.com Exit the TCEQ. The TCEQ’s next regular agenda meeting is scheduled for Sept. 20.

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