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TCEQ Approves Fines Totaling $522,457

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 — Penalties assessed against 63 regulated entities
ContactBrian McGovern
After Hrs512-839-1142

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $467,394 against 32 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

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

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

In addition, on May 9, the executive director approved a total of 31 penalties, totaling $55,063.

The TCEQ’s next agenda meeting is scheduled for May 24, 2017. 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.comExit the TCEQ.

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