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TCEQ Approves Fines Totaling $322,353

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 — Penalties assessed against 58 regulated entities
ContactBrian McGovern
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today approved penalties totaling $273,586 against 28 regulated entities for violations of state environmental regulations.

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

In addition, on Aug. 8, Aug. 15, and Aug. 22, the executive director approved a total of 30 penalties, each $7,500 or less, totaling $48,767.

The TCEQ’s next agenda meeting is scheduled for Aug. 23, 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 Exit the TCEQ.

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