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TCEQ Approves Fines Totaling $282,951

Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 — Penalties assessed against 43 regulated entities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ContactBrian McGovern
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $212,507 against 21 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

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

Default orders were issued for the following enforcement categories: one multimedia, one petroleum storage tank, one public water system, and one water quality.

In addition, on Jan. 30, the executive director approved a total of 22 penalties, totaling $70,444.

The TCEQ’s next agenda meeting is scheduled for Feb. 21, 2018. Agenda items from today’s meeting can be viewed on the TCEQ website. All agendas are webcast live for free, and archived meetings are available on TexasAdmin.com Exit the TCEQ.

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