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TCEQ Approves Fines Totaling $660,146

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 — Penalties assessed against 172 regulated entities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ContactBrian McGovern
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $253,396 against 28 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

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

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

In addition, on March 21, March 28, and April 11, the executive director approved a total of 144 penalties, totaling $406,750.

The TCEQ’s next agenda meeting is scheduled for April 26, 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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